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. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_kbdhid_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. 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.