JSI Tip 10624. You receive 'Kbdhid.sys file missing' when you connect a keyboard or external number pad to Windows XP?

When you connect a keyboard or external number pad to your Windows XP computer, you receive an error similar to:

Kbdhid.sys file missing

To workaround this behavior:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window.

2. Type the following commands, pressing Enter after each line:

CD /D %SystemRoot%
for /f "Tokens=*" %a in ('dir /a /s /b Kbdhid.sys') do @echo %a %~ta
3. Disconnect and reconnect the keyboard or number pad.

4. When prompted, use the path to the latest version of Kbdhid.sys

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