Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Disable laptop's built-in keyboard to use an external USB keyboard

Let us find the solution of following questions
Que: How to change your laptop keyboard step by steps?
Que: Laptop KeyBoard not working problem
Que: Laptop Keyboard keys working automatically issue
Que: How can I disable my laptop's built-in keyboard  to use an external USB keyboard?

Hurray !!! Now get the solutions

Disable laptop keyboard to use an external USB keyboard
Solution 1: It will help you to disable your laptop keyboard by uninstalling your keyboard driver.
  •         Go to Start–>Search type in gpedit.msc
  •         Click the file to open the Local Group Policy Editor and show Windows who is in control!! You want to go here: Computer Configuration->Administrative Templates->System->Device Installation. Click on the sub folder Device Installation on the left and on the right side you will see the possible restrictions.
  •         Right Click on Prevent Installation of Devices not described by other policy settings and edit this option, set it on ENABLED.
  •         Reboot Windows and enjoy its inability to pollute your system with its standard driver, open gpedit.msc again and revert the change so you will be able to install your driver.

Solution 2: This is shortest as well  easiest way
Please go to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\.... You will see some files start with kb, change kbfiltr to kbfiltr_del. And you will have done it.

This will disable laptop keyboard. At the moment, Now use USB keyboard and there is no problems for keys anymore.
Disable your laptop's keyboard to use an external USB keyboard
For more information and to change your laptop keyboard step by steps, read my next post...


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