Category: Input Device
Manufacturer: NEC Technologies, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 0.49 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.2180 / 01 Jul 2001
This particular input hardware component is an innovation of the standard keyboard device which together with the mouse serves as the main Human Interface Device for majority of computer systems. Prior to the introduction of graphical user interface based operating system platforms the keyboard remained as the sole input hardware component for majority of computer systems for the home environment. During this era commands and instruction sets were either typed in from a user interface or invoked using a combination of keys simultaneously pressed. Despite the appearance of newer human interface devices the keyboard like the NEC USB Mini Keyboard with Bus-Powered Hub remains as one of the primary input components of a typical computer system. The inclusion of new technologies have also made it more functional and has simplified the computing experience for practically every type of computer user regardless of technical skill level.
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Typically a keyboard hardware component operates with the help of what is commonly known as a keyboard layout file. This layout file provides the host operating system environment with an idea on the positioning of the actual keys on the device. The deployment of the layout file becomes successful with the help of the manufacturer provided device driver which not only assists in identifying the precise arrangement of the keys but also the language supported. For the NEC USB Mini Keyboard with Bus-Powered Hub the device driver's function extends to the activation of the Universal Serial Bus interface port built into the hardware component. The inclusion of this feature makes it easier for the computer user to attach an external device that conforms to the Universal Serial Bus standards. The device driver makes sure that any device attached to the interface port would be accurately identified by the underlying operating system and made readily available to the computer user and the installed software applications. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and NEC USB Mini Keyboard with Bus-Powered Hub errors before installing any driver updates.