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Keyboard HID Driver - Windows XP Service

HID Mouse Filter 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 HID Driver
Service name:kbdhid
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\kbdhid.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Keyboard Port

Default Behavior

The Keyboard HID Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Keyboard HID Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for Keyboard HID Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreKeyboardHIDDriverWindowsXP.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 kbdhid.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.