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Corrupt keyboard drivers

My keyboard stopped functioning and on investigating found the drivers to be corrupt. We connected this keyboard to our other computer and it works fine. Since this computer needs a new keyboard. Can I delete these corrrupt drivers. And when I purchase a new keyboard will new drivers by auto installed?

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    my keyboard has not a week i bought it , but it happen on the forthday my Geniuskeyboard stop functioning. ANY ONE WHO CAN HELP ME,,Iwill appriciate

  • hikaru04 Jun 20, 2008

    my keyboard is not function, but not all the other key only?

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Generally, if you are using a corded keyboard, it should automatically get recognized and the built in Windows drivers should work.

If you are getting a wireless keyboard, make sure you have the latest driver/software and have that installed.

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