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Windows 7: Keyboard receptacle

01 Jan 2013   #1
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Keyboard receptacle

That one receptacle part at the back of the computer for the keyboard got a bit pushed inside when I tried to plug back my keyboard in. Now it doesn't work... as I'm typing this from the On-Screen keyboard. How do I fix it? I'll provide pictures in a minute.


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01 Jan 2013   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Can you use this in a USB port ?


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01 Jan 2013   #3
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Can you use this in a USB port ?
Not really. There's only one place where I'm able to plug in this keyboard. Here are the pictures.
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01 Jan 2013   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Plug the adapter into the USB port below your broken purple keyboard port. Then plug you keyboard into the purple connector on the adapter. The green one can be used for a PS2 mouse if needed.
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01 Jan 2013   #5
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

You're using a PS/2 keyboard.

As I see it, you have 3 options:

Repair the PS/2 socket (may not be trivial, as it's part of your motherboard) It may be possible to do it without replacing any parts, but I'm not familiar with PS/2 connectors.

Use a USB to PS/2 adapter, as pictured by Doc Brown, or

Get a USB keyboard (the one I'm typing this on cost less than $15US)


What advice were you hoping for?
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01 Jan 2013   #6
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Plug the adapter into the USB port below your broken purple keyboard port. Then plug you keyboard into the purple connector on the adapter. The green one can be used for a PS2 mouse if needed.
Umm excuse me, what adapter?
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01 Jan 2013   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

The one I posted the pic of above

Newegg.com - BYTECC BT-2000 USB to PS2 Adapter
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01 Jan 2013   #8
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
The one I posted the pic of above

Newegg.com - BYTECC BT-2000 USB to PS2 Adapter
What's that? I don't have that thing... I can't really understand what most people say here. I'm from a foreign country.
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01 Jan 2013   #9
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Do you have any places that you can buy computer parts in your foreign country ?
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01 Jan 2013   #10
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Do you have any places that you can buy computer parts in your foreign country ?
Ummm of course.
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