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MS wireless laser keyboard 5000

Volume control on keyboard does not work (mute does) i have tried reinstall the keyboard software but the volume control is still not working..(mute work). is there anything else i could do to fix this?

keyboard : MS Wireless Multimedia Keyboard 1.1
OS : Windows Vista 32bit

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    same problem, but with multimedia 1.1 keyboard

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    Same problem on 4000

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    i have same problem with xp

  • fmr888 May 11, 2010

    i have the same problem ,will look it up in mircosoft pages.

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Go to the Hkey_local_machine\system\currentcontrolset\services\hidserv\parameters, ServiceDll parameter defines the path to the file hidserv.dll that is needed to make sound+\- key workable. I searched for that file on my computer and found it at C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ , but ServiceDll registry parameter pointed at %SystemRoot%\System32\hidserv.dll, so I changed it's value to %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\hidserv.dll, rebooted my computer and solved the problem;)

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