Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0x0 - 0xFFFFFFFF There is no default value for this entry.


Specifies the keyboard type. You can add this entry to the registry to correct an error in the keyboard type detected at startup.

The following table shows some commonly used values for this entry. This is not a complete list.

Value Meaning
0x2 Enhanced 101-key keyboard or compatible
0x4 Enhanced 102-key keyboard or compatible

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Unlike some entries in this subkey, this entry remains in the Parameters subkey and is read from this location even after a keyboard is installed.