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Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Pappasmurf on Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:43 pm

Hi!
Is there a driver for a Philps 5545URF Wireless Keyboard?

I woul Appreciate some help to get the keyboard Working.

Many thanks
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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Husse on Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:27 pm

?
I have a Logitech wireless keyboard and it's just to use it (I don't have some of the special keys working and I did not have them working in XP either)
How is that keyboard connected? USB?
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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Pappasmurf on Sat Mar 01, 2008 6:16 pm

Hi!
Yes it's a USB dongle.

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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Husse on Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:49 am

I'm sorry - all hits in google I've seen are irrelevant - either for Vista or in a language/alphabet I don't read
To my knowledge USB keyboards just work, so there must be something special with the USB dongle
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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Pappasmurf on Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:06 pm

Hi! Husse
First, many thanks for your time.

The keyboard worked OK during the installation of Daryna, But after the reboot keyboard and mouse just wouldn't work.

I have managed to find drivers for MS Windows 98 - Vista. Would these using WINE?

Many thanks.

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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Husse on Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:32 pm

Why not try with Wine
This can be one of these stupid cases when the firmware in the dongle needs some Windows "whatever" and when it does not get that it closes. You can't open it in Linux but in Win and many times it stays "open". I've seen that many times for wifi cards
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Re: Philips 5545URF Wireless Keyboard

Postby Pappasmurf on Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:11 pm

Ureka!!
Hi! Husse
I've got both the keyboard and the mouse working. It was your last post that gave me the clue, "It should work out of the box". So I retuned the mouse to the dongle and that got the mouse working. But the ketboard would not tune to the dongle, now I'm thinking the keyboard is crap. Took out the battries put them back in, Hey presto! the Keyboard is working.

Many thanks for your help it is much appreciated, it just goes to show that we can't blame Linux for everything that goes wrong.

Incideatally the Win files are located at http://www.btc.com.tw/english/3-1-6-driver_download.htm .

Again many thanks

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