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Gah, i am such a newb sometimes.
Been using my steelseries 6gv2 for 2 months now without the ps2 connector because i connected it while the pc was on and it didn't work. I thought it was something wrong with the mobo and forgot about the whole matter. Today it struck me that ps2 is not plug and play
Shut down,connect ps2 and voila.

So if you anyone has the same problem(i doubt that) follow what i said.
    
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USB mo bettah for that sort of thing. Some keyboard guides disagree with me.
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USB mo bettah for that sort of thing. Some keyboard guides disagree with me.
If you have a ps\\2 adapter and don't have multiple keyboards, there is really no reason at all to use USB.
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If you have a ps\\2 adapter and don't have multiple keyboards, there is really no reason at all to use USB.
Even if you have multiple keyboards, you can plug-n-play them with PS/2 as long as a keyboard was plugged in when you first booted your PC.
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hmm don;t you dammage your mobo when plugging in the ps/2 when alrdy on??

Off topic : buuuaaaeeeeh i still have the ammonia smell in my nose we made Salty liquorice hehe, but damm it stinks cat pee >=(
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hmm don;t you dammage your mobo when plugging in the ps/2 when alrdy on??

Off topic : buuuaaaeeeeh i still have the ammonia smell in my nose we made Salty liquorice hehe, but damm it stinks cat pee >=(
You will only hurt your motherboard by plugging in one of those old keyboards that looks like it's ps/2 but isn't.
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hmm don;t you dammage your mobo when plugging in the ps/2 when alrdy on??
no it wont.
you have to reboot your pc in order to let it detect and install the driver for it tho.
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no it wont.
you have to reboot your pc in order to let it detect and install the driver for it tho.
All PS/2 keyboards use the same driver.
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Oh by the way, check out what I just got a review sample of



And it's switches do feel different than my Filco's. And not just, "oh they are different keycaps" different, but like, really different. Almost like White Alps.
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It happens. But you don't hear about it much anymore because everyone has moved on to USB.
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