Keyboard HID Driver (kbdhid) Service Defaults in Windows 10

HID Keyboard Filter Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Keyboard HID Driver
Service name:kbdhid
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\kbdhid.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\kbdhid

Default Behavior

Keyboard HID Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Keyboard HID Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds without warnings. However the error details are being logged.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Keyboard HID Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config kbdhid start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The kbdhid service is using the kbdhid.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.