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Keyboard Class Driver - Windows Vista Service

Keyboard Class Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter System System System
Home Basic System System System
Home Premium System System System
Business System System System
Ultimate System System System

Default Properties

Display name:Keyboard Class Driver
Service name:kbdclass
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\kbdclass.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Keyboard Class

Default Behavior

Keyboard Class Driver is a kernel mode driver. If Keyboard Class Driver fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the kbdclass service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Keyboard Class Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreKeyboardClassDriverWindowsVista.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the kbdclass.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.