How to Reinstall the Keyboard Driver on Windows 10 (2 Steps)

Your keyboard stops working on Windows 10, and you may want to reinstall the keyboard driver to fix the problem. In this post, I’ll show you how to reinstall the keyboard driver step by step. You can easily do it even if you don’t have much computer skills.

You can reinstall the keyboard driver easily with the below 2 steps.

Step 1: Uninstall the keyboard driver
Step 2: Install a new keyboard driver


Step 1: Uninstall a keyboard driver

To reinstall the keyboard driver, the first thing you need to do is to uninstall the keyboard driver. You can follow these steps to uninstall the driver.

1) Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager.

open device manager

2) In Device Manager, expand the Keyboards category. Then right-click on the keyboard device (for example, HID Keyboard Device), and then select Uninstall device.

uninstall keyboard device driver

Step 2: Install a new keyboard driver

Once uninstallation is done, just reboot your computer to allow Windows to reinstall the keyboard driver automatically.

Note Windows may not be able to provide you with the latest driver. After Windows reinstalls the keyboard driver, your keyboard issues may still persist. To ensure you get the latest keyboard driver, you can use a driver update utility to download and install a new driver.`

If you have no idea which drive update utility you can use, Driver Booster is good to go. With Driver Booster, you can update the drivers with just a few clicks.

1) Download and install Driver Booster on your computer.

2) Launch it and click SCAN to detect any outdated drives on your computer.

3) Once the scan is done, you’ll see a list of drivers that have newer versions available. Click on the Update button next to the keyboard driver, then the driver will be downloaded and installed automatically.

That’s it. Reinstalling the keyboard driver is easy. If you still have questions, feel free to leave a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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