What is ‘Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard not working’ issue in Windows 10/11?
In this post, we are going to discuss on How to fix Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard stopped working in Windows 10/11. You are provided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.
‘Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard not working/recognized’ issue:
It is common Windows Problem considered as Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard issue. This issue indicates you are unable to use Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard in your Windows computer for some reasons. If you are not aware, Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard is keyboard that has specific shape in which the keys are split into two major parts, which allows wrist stress relief when used for long periods. This keyboard is widely used world-wide by numerous users.
However, several users reported they faced Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard stopped working issue on their Windows 10/11 computer. The possible reasons behind the issue can be the corrupted/outdated device drivers, corrupted/outdated Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard driver, malware or viruses infections in computer, system files or registry issues, and other system issues. One possible way to fix the issue is to update Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard driver to latest & compatible version in computer, but there is also some other possible solutions to fix as mentioned in the post. Let’s go for the solution.
How to fix Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard stopped working issue in Windows 10/11?
Method 1: Fix ‘Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard not working’ issue with ‘PC Repair Tool’
‘PC Repair Tool’ is quick & easy ways to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses infections in computer, system files or registry issues, and other system issues with just few clicks.
Method 2: Some basic troubleshooting
You can apply some basic troubleshooting techniques to fix the issue, and check if it works for you.
Step 1: If you are using wireless Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard, you should make sure batteries of your Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard is working fine. If not, replace your batteries with new one to fix.
Step 2: You can disconnect your Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard from computer and check for Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard hardware and its cable problem. If there is some issue with Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard hardware and its cable connection itself, you need to fix this and then reconnect your keyboard to computer into correct port and then check if the issue is resolved.
Step 3: Try using a different USB port for your USB Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard connection, and then check if the issue is resolved.
Step 4: Try connecting your Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard into another computer and check if the keyboard is problematic or not.
Method 3: Update Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard driver
Updating Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard driver to latest & compatible version in computer can fix the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ app in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Keyboards’ category
Step 2: Find and right-click on your ‘Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard’, and select ‘Update Driver’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish updating. Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 4: Download or reinstall all Windows device drivers update [Automatically]
You can also try to update all Windows drivers including Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard driver update using ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. You can get this tool through button/link below.
Method 5: Uninstall problematic or recently installed Windows update
You can uninstall the problematic Windows update or recently installed Windows update in computer to fix.
Step 1: Open ‘Control Panel’ app in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘Uninstall a Program > Programs & Features > View installed updates’
Step 2: Sort all updates by date, right-click on most recent update and click ‘Uninstall’, and follow on-screen instructions to finish uninstall. Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 6: Run Keyboard troubleshooter
Windows built-in keyboard troubleshooter can resolve the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ app in your Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘System > Troubleshoot > Other Troubleshooters’
Step 2: Find and select ‘keyboard’ troubleshooter, and click ‘Run’ option to run the troubleshooter and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation. Once done, check if the issue is resolved.
I am sure this post helped you on How to fix Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard stopped working issue in Windows 10/11 with easy ways. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.