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Alright, so I just got my Logitech G19. I go to plug it in, I get a "USB devices not recognized" popup in the bottom right side of my monitor. I tried to install the Logitech Gaming Software (v8.20), but that too doesn't detect the keyboard.

The keyboard obviously works (using it to type this thread right now), but I don't have backlight, no LCD function, and the start button isn't working (most likely caused by the "gaming mode" switch defaulting to on, but because the keyboard isn't recognized, I cannot change it).

The USB hub is working, I currently have my phone plugged into it charging, and I can also see it on my computer.

I just cannot get my computer to recognize it. Running Windows 7 x64 SP1 btw.
Edited by xxicrimsonixx - 2/8/12 at 1:59pm
     
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Logitech's current software has loads of problems. I had an issue with the G510 and the G19 where the software would stop working altogether after coming out of sleep and the program switch button wouldn't work. I contacted Logitech support and there solution was to use the legacy software instead (LOL), so that's what I use and works perfectly.
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Given up, returned for refund... Buying Razer Black Widow Ultimate...
     
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Given up, returned for refund... Buying Razer Black Widow Ultimate...

I just went from a G15 to a Black Widow. I don't regret it one bit. I must admit at times I do miss my keyboard screen, but the awesome feel of the keys on the Black Widow more than makes up for it.
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I just went from a G15 to a Black Widow. I don't regret it one bit. I must admit at times I do miss my keyboard screen, but the awesome feel of the keys on the Black Widow more than makes up for it.

Yes, the BW has very bright keys. If only there could be a keyboard with the backlighting of the BW, the LCD and media keys of the Logitech G's, and mechanical keys.
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Yes, the BW has very bright keys. If only there could be a keyboard with the backlighting of the BW, the LCD and media keys of the Logitech G's, and mechanical keys.

You sir have just described the perfect keyboard! I wonder why nobody else puts the little LCD on the keyboard. Does Logitech have it patented? If so, I guess our only hope is for Logitech to make us a mechanical keyboard.
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You sir have just described the perfect keyboard! I wonder why nobody else puts the little LCD on the keyboard. Does Logitech have it patented? If so, I guess our only hope is for Logitech to make us a mechanical keyboard.

Who knows. Mechanical keyboards are always extremely minimal, often barely bigger than the key layout themselves, so I guess they're just too cool for media buttons or an LCD. They're kind of like the hipsters of keyboards. biggrin.gif

But yeah, it's a mystery why Logitech hasn't jumped on this. There may not be a demand for keyboard LCDs considering that other manufacturers haven't copied it. Personally, I wouldn't have a keyboard without the LCD; it works so well with AIDA64 (and others)!
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 2/14/12 at 10:13am
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Personally, I wouldn't have a keyboard without the LCD; it works so well with AIDA64 (and others)!

I used to say the same thing. Then I got dual monitors, so I just put everything I was displaying on the keyboard over there. I gotta say while I love that LCD, I am loving the keys on my BlackWidow even more.
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post #9 of 9
I have dual monitors as well, but I can't always get games to play full screen and leave the second monitor visible. Works for some and not others. I think I prefer the LCD anyway. I customized a great readout for AIDA64.
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