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I just bought a new logitech keyboard.  But the plug for it to attach to my computer is smaller than the one my computer has and my existing keyboard uses.  Am I screwed or is there an adapter available for me so I can use the new keyboard?

Thanks,

Calith
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by:jhance
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Your new keyboard is PS/2, the computer is the old "IBM PC" type.  There are adapters available and the place where you bought the keyboard (or also Radio Shack) have them.
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by:hatim
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dear calith,

the key board u just bought must be a PS2 keyboard thats y the small plug compared to the serial port u have on your computer. yes u will get a serial to PS2 port converter in the market and it is very commonly availale at any computer store... just tell them u want to plug in a ps2 keyboard in  a serial connector .....

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hatim
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by:Calith
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OK,

Found one online and ordered it, should be here in a couple of days.  Thanks

Calith
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by:jhance
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>>>have been rewarded with a grade of B.

And WHAT MORE could I have done for you on this question?  Is it my fault that YOU bought the WRONG KEYBOARD?  I explained your problem, told you the solution and even pointed you to a vendor that has what you need (and it's IN STOCK AS WELL!).

Ingrate!
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by:Calith
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Boy, a B and 125 pts for 10 seconds of typing.  Life must be pretty damn tough for you that you worked soooooooo hard on answering the question.  Jeez if I had know you were such a lamo I would have given the pts to hatim.

Talk about an ingrate.
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