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Old 03-28-2006, 09:14 PM   #11
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Because usb devices require drivers. And its annoying to install drivers.

Thats actually not true. Well, it may be, but Windows xp already has them. I mean my mouse doesnt have drivers installed. Or keyboard. But my flashdrive does, but its done automaticly. So it might be the same with everything else.. Hell I dunno
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Old 03-28-2006, 09:16 PM   #12
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Default Re: USB or PS/2 faster?

they usually just install on there own though so it isnt a problem most of the time
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Old 03-28-2006, 09:16 PM   #13
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your right they usually have the drivers on them alreay, so mice and keyboards dont bother me. But like routers, modems,and printers. I just hate installing them, Im just lazy i guess.
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well the computer detects like 10 things when you plug in a new usb device, and you dont know which one to install
If you just don't click anything when it says 'Found New Hardware' it'll say your hardware is installed and ready to use if you wait for a couple seconds. On most computers I've used USB stuff on anyway.
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Old 03-28-2006, 09:51 PM   #15
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Default Re: USB or PS/2 faster?

When it comes to keyboards, the only advantage using a USB keyboard is going to give you is the abilty for all keys to be pressed at once and have them all register.

On PS/2 keyboards, some key combinations wont work, however this flaw is rarely ever an issue at all.

Take either one, niether will fail you.
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Old 03-28-2006, 10:54 PM   #16
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Default Re: USB or PS/2 faster?

Hmm, yeah I thought USB is like a nanoscopic amount slower because PS/2 plugs directly into the hardware. Plus, like you guys are saying, all those drivers to install.
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