Why won;t my keyboard powerup?

Question

When i shut down my computer the keyboard somtimes has not powered up.I usually have to power off,unplug the keyboard,plug it back in and powerup.It is a new keyboard,specifically for windowsME.I have also tried reinstalling the driver.Any ideas on this?Thanks.

Mark.

Answer

This question was answered on March 18, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What is your keyboard connector? Is it ps/2 or usb Chances are it's UBS In that case you should troubleshoot by pluggin the keyboard into a different usb port If you are getting the same problem i would recommend you return the keyboard to the store for an exchange The reason I say this is because a lot of the time the usb keyboard connector may be damaged

Note:: You may also get this problem if you're keyboard is using usb 2.0 and your computer only supports usb 1.0

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Posted by bin of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 18, 2003