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Originally Posted by SentryOptic View Post
do you have the wired version or the wireless one? I might want to get that one instead.
I believe that the wireless one will not work since it uses bluetooth drivers that are built into OSX.
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post #12 of 21
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I believe that the wireless one will not work since it uses bluetooth drivers that are built into OSX.
there is a way to use the wireless keyboard with vista, you have to extract the drivers from the leopard disc, I had a site bookmarked with an in-depth guide but they decided to delete it

here is the old link

http://rickvandelaar.wordpress.com/2...oard-on-vista/

there may be a way to pull it up using some kind of program that lets you view old websites, don't know.

I'm really sorry that I don't have a working guide for it right now but it was something I planned on doing and so I'll try to locate another one.
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there is a way to use the wireless keyboard with vista, you have to extract the drivers from the leopard disc, I had a site bookmarked with an in-depth guide but they decided to delete it

here is the old link

http://rickvandelaar.wordpress.com/2...oard-on-vista/

there may be a way to pull it up using some kind of program that lets you view old websites, don't know.

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I've windows XP
    
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post #14 of 21
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I've windows XP
you have to use a program called bootcamp, i'm trying to find you another guide but here is a really useful link when you get it working

http://www.parkernet.com/applepro/index.html

it's a layout for the keyboard to use with vista
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ok, so what you need to do is get widcomm drivers and some dongle that they refer to in this forum to get it working:

http://www.neowin.net/forum/lofivers...p/t285546.html


here is a guide that is posted in that thread to switch your driver

http://www.e-beam.com/support/Switch...to_WIDCOMM.pdf

and then I think the most important post on the first link is this one:


Hello all.
I would like to thanks BeDammit for his brilliant solution.
I' ll add some extra information to help people flawless set up their Apple Bluetooth keyboard on Windows XP.

1. Press Win Start button, choose Run and then type regedit and press enter to access windows registry editor.

2. Into the registry editor search for and select -> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Widcomm\\BtConfig\\Ge neral

3. Set the key 'PinCodeWord' to a decimal value of 1111

4. Set the key 'UseFixedPin' to a decimal value of 1

5. Then attempt pairing. When you get to the greyed PIN screen type 1111 using OTHER keyboard THAN Apple Bluetooth keyboard.

6. Press the Return key on the Apple keyboard.

7. Enjoy your nice Keyboard.

I think this one is the best solution cause you don't have to mess with windcomm driver version.
Thanks again BeDammit.

hope this works for you, if not let me know and I will do some more research for you
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post #16 of 21
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Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
ok, so what you need to do is get widcomm drivers and some dongle that they refer to in this forum to get it working:

http://www.neowin.net/forum/lofivers...p/t285546.html


here is a guide that is posted in that thread to switch your driver

http://www.e-beam.com/support/Switch...to_WIDCOMM.pdf

and then I think the most important post on the first link is this one:


Hello all.
I would like to thanks BeDammit for his brilliant solution.
I' ll add some extra information to help people flawless set up their Apple Bluetooth keyboard on Windows XP.

1. Press Win Start button, choose Run and then type regedit and press enter to access windows registry editor.

2. Into the registry editor search for and select -> HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareWidcommBtConfigGeneral

3. Set the key 'PinCodeWord' to a decimal value of 1111

4. Set the key 'UseFixedPin' to a decimal value of 1

5. Then attempt pairing. When you get to the greyed PIN screen type 1111 using OTHER keyboard THAN Apple Bluetooth keyboard.

6. Press the Return key on the Apple keyboard.

7. Enjoy your nice Keyboard.

I think this one is the best solution cause you don't have to mess with windcomm driver version.
Thanks again BeDammit.

hope this works for you, if not let me know and I will do some more research for you

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hopefully it works for you, I am actually strongly considering getting wireless mac keyboard + mouse for my current setup because I like the feel of them and I heard that alot of gamers use it
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post #18 of 21
I tried it with my PC and its not that great

The F1-F12 keys dont work unles you press a secondary button (like CTRL, but its called FN?)

and theres like 2 or 3 other buttons that dont work on PC's like the pause button (useless) and Insert


other than that, yeah its a sexy keyboard!
    
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post #19 of 21
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I tried it with my PC and its not that great

The F1-F12 keys dont work unles you press a secondary button (like CTRL, but its called FN?)

and theres like 2 or 3 other buttons that dont work on PC's like the pause button (useless) and Insert


other than that, yeah its a sexy keyboard!
If you use the link that I posted a while back it is a file that remaps the keyboard to a windows keyboard so that they should all work

http://www.parkernet.com/applepro/index.html
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
If you use the link that I posted a while back it is a file that remaps the keyboard to a windows keyboard so that they should all work

http://www.parkernet.com/applepro/index.html
If only I had posted about it when I bought the thing Lol
    
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