I have a Fellowes ergonomic PS/2 keyboard that I want to use with my new Acer computer. I would guess your drivers should be from Intel. Method 3: To resolve this issue, install the Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup 2845533, or install the hotfix that is described in this article. The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. Fingers, I am typing on a Microsoft Internet keyboard pro that is PS/2 connected and also has a USB connection that serves as a port. Microsoft global customer service number. The MS units use a pin to sense if it's a USB or PS2 port, and the mouse or keyboard itself has the logic for both. This thread is locked. My PS/2 keyboard worked with an adapter to USB for about 2 weeks and then it stopped working. Protect Yourself From Tech Support Scams You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a, official I even rad Driver Detective and Driver updater with no luck. And I guess someone has to sell replacements if you lose them. My guess is that the keyboard needs to be designed for USB and PS2 in order for the PS2 -> USB adapters to work. Re:The small ones have no electronics inside. What the goober that posted purchased was a plug adapter that just makes a dual PS2/USB keyboard physically fit into a USB socket and switches the internal keyboard circuitry to use USB. We found the converters (we tried several brands) were doing some subtly "unusual" things with both the signals and the serial port registers. I found when googling around that even these snazzier adapters with circuitry cannot handle properly the additional buttons on some mice and keyboards (or in this case, probably my trakcball with all 5 buttons). I even changed the best answer from mine to yours a couple of days ago. It's a freakin' adaptor sometimes they work sometimes they don't. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. Thank you very much for your assistance. Why doesn't my new Logitech K120 Keyboard work? If issue persist, try connecting the mouse and keyboard to another USB port and check. I too have found that the cheapie Ps/2->USB adapters don't work. I have seen PS/2 port emulators for USB connections, for connecting a PS/2 keyboard and a mouse to a single USB port, but not the other way round. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28497111/How-do-I-get-my-PS-2-to-USB-adapter-to-work.html. I know, I wasn't criticizing. Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this However, when I connect it and I hear the sound of the USB connecting, I tried typing Win+R to go to Notepad. What the hell kind of question is this? ‘Run this program in compatibility mode for’ and select Windows 7 operating system from the drop down menu.