Forum discussion tagged with ps/2.
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    Question PS/2 mouse with PS/2 -> USB active adapter, polling rate lower than expected ?

    I'm using a PS/2 mouse capable of a polling rate of 125hz over an active PS/2 to USB adapter as i don't have a PS/2 port. However, when i test the actual polling rate of my mouse, it shows up as only 40hz. Is this a limitation of using a PS/2 mouse with an active adapter? Or can i get the...
  2. AngusMcFife

    Question Windows recovery issue.

    Hi. Having a bizarre problem with my PC. Every time I boot up it takes me straight to recovery. That in itself is fine. The problem is the keyboard and mouse don't work. Tried switching the USB ports and restarting every time but nothing. Have used a ps/2 adaptor, nothing. Borrowed a ps/2...
  3. KillerOfOld

    Question PS/2 Keyboard on Windows 10

    Preface: PS/2 is enabled in my BIOS. I have done the Regedit thing. The keyboard works fine in other computers. Yes I plug it in before starting. So I dropped my USB keyboard down the stairs. Needs repairs but until then I have a PS/2 Keyboard. However it refuses to work. In case maybe I missed...
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    Question Ps/2 to USB Active Adapter NOT working with Compaq Keyboard

    I'm trying to use an old Compaq keyboard that has a PS/2 plug to a USB port on my PC using an active Monoprice adapter. (It has the chip) However, only around 5 keys actually work using the adapter. Rest of the keys do not work. Keyboard traces seem to be in good condition. I tried it with...
  5. D

    [SOLVED] PC won't turn on with a mouse or keyboard

    PC won't turn on with a mouse or keyboard. I tried to connect the keyboard / mouse to USB 2.0 and 3.0. I think everything is correct in the BIOS/UEFI settings: - BIOS -> Fast boot: Disabled - Advenced\ ACPI Configuration -> PS/2 Keyboard Power On: Any key...
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    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk Max won't post

    I just built a PC with the following: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max Ryzen 7 3800x NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super G.Skill Ripjaws 4x 8GB DDR4 Corsair RM750 I've tried two different CPUs in this (Ryzen 7 3700x and 3800x), took everything apart and put it back together three times, tried starting with...
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    [SOLVED] Will USB to PS/2 adapter work for me

    Hi, the motherboard I bought supports only PS/2 keyboard and mouse. DON'T ASK WHY. Will it work if i connect USB keyboard and mouse through the USB to PS/2 adapter?
  8. orion_o

    [SOLVED] First time updating bios (b450 aorus elite)..

    Hello.. first post here. :) So i've recently bought a new mobo, B450 aorus elite and im having some usb issues that i'd like to resolve. Issue #1) Whenever im trying to run a win7 os on it, any USB peripherals (mouse/keyboard) wont work. They stop working right when the windows logo appears. So...