How to connect the keyboard to your computer

SUMMARY

The Microsoft Keyboard includes adapters for both the PS/2
and Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports on your computer. You can connect
the keyboard to the computer by using one of the following methods:

PS/2 and USB (Recommended)

When you connect the keyboard to both the PS/2 and USB ports on your
computer, you are can use all the features and functionality of the
Microsoft Keyboard, including the USB ports on the keyboard.

USB Only

When you connect the keyboard to the USB port only, you are can use
all the features and functionality of the Microsoft Keyboard, but may
experience problems if your computer does not support HID (Human Interface
Device) class USB devices.

PS/2 Only

Use this method if your computer does not support HID class USB devices.
If you connect the keyboard to the PS/2 port only, you cannot use the USB
ports on the Microsoft Keyboard.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how to determine if your computer supports HID class USB devices, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

191772 USB devices may not be detected by Windows 98


To obtain more information about USB support for your computer,
contact your hardware manufacturer.

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