Microsoft® Wireless Keyboard Not Working Issue

Do you want to know the tips to fix Microsoft wireless keyboard not working issue?

You may be using a Microsoft wireless keyboard with your computer system. The wireless keyboards from Microsoft are fast and very comfortable for typing. The quick launch keys help in easily accessing the applications, like Internet Explorer, media player, etc. You can also mute, play, fast forward the musical tracks. It is very easy to install also. With the help of the wireless receiver in the PS/2 or the USB port, you can connect Microsoft wireless keyboard with your computer. You should also install the drivers of the wireless keyboard to configure it. The dimension of Microsoft wireless keyboard is in 19.2 X 2.2 X 9.7 inches. Another feature of the Microsoft wireless keyboard is the five programmable 'My Favorite' button which helps to open software programs, webpages, files, etc. However, you may face various problems with Microsoft wireless keyboard.

Some of the causes of Microsoft wireless keyboard not working issue and the tips to fix it are given below:

  • Synchronization problem

  • Problem due to incompatible drivers

  • Fixing the problem

Synchronization problem

Synchronization problem is the commonly seen problem that leads to the not working condition of your Microsoft wireless keyboard. The keyboard and the Microsoft wireless USB hub should communicate with each other for proper functioning of the keyboard. The interference issues will lead to various problems in the keyboard.

Problem due to incompatible drivers

Incompatible drivers of the wireless keyboard can cause the same problem. It is through the keyboard driver, other high level programs are communicating with the keyboard. Microsoft Intellitype and Intellipoint are the driver software programs for Microsoft wireless keyboard. The drivers are specific for the operating system and the hardware. The device driver will become incompatible, if you change the operating system. Outdated drivers will also lead to the working problem in Microsoft wireless keyboard.

Fixing the problem

Working problem in your Microsoft wireless keyboard due to the synchronization issues can be solved by re-synchronizing the wireless USB hub and your wireless keyboard according to their packages. You should install the drivers that are compatible with your operating system. The outdated issues of the drivers can be solved by updating the drivers.

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