Connecting the Natural Keyboard Elite Using a USB Adapter

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To use the Universal Serial Bus (USB) adapter included with the Natural Keyboard Elite, you need a computer with a USB port and Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME), or Microsoft Windows 2000.

To use the USB adapter in an MS-DOS environment, your computer's BIOS must support USB keyboards. NOTE: Because Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 does not support USB host controllers, Windows NT 4.0 does not support USB keyboards or any other USB devices. However, Microsoft Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2.1 (OSR 2.1) and Windows 95 OSR 2.5 both support USB.

For additional information about Microsoft operating system support for USB, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196661 Windows NT 4.0 Does Not Support Universal Serial Bus


The USB adapter included with the Natural Keyboard Elite is incompatible with the Microsoft Natural Keyboard version 1.0.


Article ID: 182796 - Last Review: October 23, 2002 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite
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