- Keyboard does not work in Windows virtual machine.
- In Device Manager (open Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Device Manager) keyboard and mouse are marked with the yellow exclamation mark.
When right-clicking any of this devices > Properties, the Device status is "A driver (service) fir this device has been disabled. An alternative driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)":
The system function driver for PS/2-style keyboard and mouse devices is disabled.
Start On-Screen Keyboard to follow further steps from Control Panel > Ease of Access > Ease of Access Center.
Open Registry Editor by clicking win+r combination, then typing regedit in the Run dialog and clicking OK.
Navigate to the following key:
Change Start value to 1 or 3:
- Restart virtual machine.
For additional information about modifying "..\services" branch of Windows Registry, please refer to this Microsoft article.