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Old 08-06-2011, 03:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My Saitek Cyborg keyboard seemed to boot fine with my PC this morning (the numlock light came on), but when I went to use the internet, no key strokes would register. I said to myself, "Ok, this is just a silly Windows/driver issue, so I'll just unplug and re-plug it in. It is a brand new keyboard after all." To my surprise, now the numlock light won't even come on!

I am unsure if the keyboard gets power or not because none of the keys register strokes! I tried to plug it into my laptop, but to no avail. The Saitek driver installing application says to "plug in the device", but it will not recognize it.

I would normally just say, "****, what a POS keyboard for the power to stop working already," and be done with it, but this just seems too odd since it seemed to get power at least once while the keys were still not registering... Any help here would be much appreciated, especially since it's not even worth the shipping to get the warranty... Thanks a lot...

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If it's new, RMA it to the manufacturer. Don't throw it out the window. Just a hardware defect.

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If it's new, RMA it to the manufacturer. Don't throw it out the window. Just a hardware defect.
Agreed. If you tried it on multiple computers and didn't work either time, just RMA it.
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