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UltraNav PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

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UltraNav PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

#1 Post by Jaster » Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:23 pm

I recently picked up an UltraNav PS/2 keyboard (the one with the trackpoint and touchpad) for use with my desktop, but I'm struggling to find the right drivers for it. I installed this one, which seems to give me working FN keys, keyboard, trackpoint and touchpad, but I can't find a working driver to enable the middle key on the trackpoint for scrolling, or anything else for that matter. If I try to install a synaptics driver it just throws the error 'Synaptics device not found'.

Is anyone still using one of these things? I'd really like to get it working as I really miss the trackpoint when I'm using my desktop!
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Re: UltraNav PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

#2 Post by ZaZ » Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:24 pm

Jaster wrote:Is anyone still using one of these things?
I've recently bought the USB trackpoint keyboard, which did not feel particularly well put together and I didn't like the cord. I also got the compact wireless ThinkPad bluetooth keyboard, which felt much more sturdy, but the connection was dodgy. I guess you can't have it all.

Which keyboard did you buy? The USB keyboard might be worth a look.
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Re: UltraNav PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

#3 Post by Jaster » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:33 am

I think you're probably right, it may be a case of getting a USB one. I just got a PS/2 one for next to nothing however so I was rather hoping there would be a workaround. I disregarded the bluetooth one as I much prefer the old keyboard layout.

Here's the one I have:
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As and when I have the spare cash I think I'll track one of these down with USB:
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Re: UltraNav PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

#4 Post by ZaZ » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:18 am

I thought the actual keyboard and trackpoint on the USB keyboard were good, it's just the case seemed a bit flimsy for a $60 product. I hope they make a RF version of the Bluetooth keyboard with backlight. I'd be willing to spend some cash to get one.
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