Hyperkbd Service Defaults in Windows 10

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Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Hyperkbd
Service name:hyperkbd
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended Base
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\hyperkbd

Default Behavior

Hyperkbd is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Hyperkbd fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds without warnings. However the error details are being logged.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Hyperkbd

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config hyperkbd start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The hyperkbd service is using the hyperkbd.sys file that is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.