Resolving Keyboard Not Working Issue

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Keyboards are the primary input devices on a computer. Keyboard allows users to enter very large amounts of information in a very short time and keyboards can be even customized to suit various user requirements. Applications and operating systems even come with keyboard shortcuts that would make working with it easier and more productive. There are no complicated procedures involved in keyboards and even users with little or no computer knowhow would be able to make full use of the keyboards. There are some issues that might come up with the use of keyboards on a computer. Some of the common issues include lag when typing, system errors when using keyboards, keyboard not at all working, keyboard not responding, etc. Such issues would make working with the keyboards difficult and in some cases impossible. Some of the reasons as to why keyboard on your system is not working include problems with the keyboard drivers installed on the system, issues with system files associated with the keyboard drivers, registry related errors and so on.

Here is more on resolving keyboard not working issue on computers:

  • Check Drivers

  • Repair System Files

  • Clear Registry Errors

Check Drivers

Drivers are the link between the keyboard connected to your system and the operating system installed on the system. Any issues with the keyboard drivers would directly affect the functioning of the keyboard and cause issues to come up when the keyboard which is in use. All users having keyboard not working issue are advised to check the keyboard drivers installed on the system using the device manager and if keyboard drivers are found incorrect, incompatible or outdated, the drivers would have to be replaced with suitable versions to solve the issues.

Repair System Files

If the system files associated with the keyboard drivers installed on the system are damaged, then issues would come up when keyboard is in use. Users facing keyboard not working issue are advised to check the integrity of system files on the Operating System using 'sfc/scannow' command in the CMD and if system files are found damaged, the OS has to be repaired with default OS repair tool to solve the issue.

Clear Registry Errors

Windows-based computers have a database of information known as system registry. Registry contains information regarding the software as well as hardware components on the system and if the registry entries of keyboards are clashing with obsolete registry entries, issues would come up. Such problems would have to be resolved by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.

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