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Keyboard Class Driver - Windows XP Service

Keyboard Class Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
Home System System System System
Professional System 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

The Keyboard Class Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Keyboard Class Driver fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, 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 XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

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

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

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 XP installation media.