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Old Apr 21, 2012, 12:33 PM   #1
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Windows 8 Apple Keyboard Problems

Hey everybody,
I just installed Windows 8 using boot camp on my iMac. Everything works great except for the keyboard. I find that if I leave the computer for a few hours and come back, the keyboard no longer works. The computer still thinks its paired, but it cannot type. In order to fix this problem, I now uninstall the keyboard as a Bluetooth device, restart, and then re connect the keyboard. For some reason, the keyboard doesn't actually uninstall either, it just gets stuck saying it's uninstalling. Anyway I can fix this without restarting everytime?
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 02:49 AM   #2
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Hey everybody,
I just installed Windows 8 using boot camp on my iMac. Everything works great except for the keyboard. I find that if I leave the computer for a few hours and come back, the keyboard no longer works. The computer still thinks its paired, but it cannot type. In order to fix this problem, I now uninstall the keyboard as a Bluetooth device, restart, and then re connect the keyboard. For some reason, the keyboard doesn't actually uninstall either, it just gets stuck saying it's uninstalling. Anyway I can fix this without restarting everytime?
You will have to wait for updated bootcamp software. Windows 8 is not officially released so you might be waiting a while. Just a question. Why are you using Windows 8 when it is a glorified windows 7 with more bugs? You should be using os x :P
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 08:54 AM   #3
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Just a question. Why are you using Windows 8 when it is a glorified windows 7 with more bugs? You should be using os x :P
I'm a big Windows user so I'm trying it out to see what's new/changed in the latest version that will be coming out. So far I've been really enjoying using the consumer preview of Windows 8. I'm looking forward to its official release.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 06:08 PM   #4
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You will have to wait for updated bootcamp software. Windows 8 is not officially released so you might be waiting a while. Just a question. Why are you using Windows 8 when it is a glorified windows 7 with more bugs? You should be using os x :P
Yeah, it's looking like I'll just have to wait. I'm using Windows 8 because I figured boot camp would be an easy way to try it out, being that I could easily delete the partition if it sucked. And it's free
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 09:32 PM   #5
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Yeah, it's looking like I'll just have to wait. I'm using Windows 8 because I figured boot camp would be an easy way to try it out, being that I could easily delete the partition if it sucked. And it's free
How is it easier than running it in a VM?
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Old May 4, 2012, 01:54 PM   #6
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How is it easier than running it in a VM?
Well I also wanted to use it to play games
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