Problem in installing external keyboard using PS/2 to USB Adapter Conveter

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    Hi all

    I am using Sony Vaio VGN-FZ38M Laptop running Windows Vista Premium......A few days ago I bought a PS/2 to USB Adapter Converter for Keyboard/Mouse.....I am trying to install the keyboard......Whenever I try to install it says "USB Device Not Recognized. One of the USB devices attached to the system has malfunctioned".......can someone please help me with this problem.....many thanks

     
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    Some of the newer machines default to USB v2.0 by default -- while some of the keyboards and adapters are only good with USB v1.1.

    Go into your BIOS setup screens and see if there is an option for USB "legacy". If there is, turn it ON. That will allow the USB bus to see v1.0, v1.1, and v2.0 devices.
     
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    Thank you very much for your quick reply WAW8.....I will try out your advice.....thanks again
     
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    Yes. You could also try downloading drivers for your keyboard and mouse.
    That could solve the problem as well.
     
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    Hi WAW8 I don't see any option called "USB Legacy".......
     
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    Then look throught your USB settings page and see if there is a way to allow the usage of vUSB version 1.0 or 1.1.
     
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