HID Audio Control Keys Do Not Work After Resuming from Hibernation in Windows XP

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After your computer resumes from hibernation, the Human Interface Device (HID) audio control keys on an attached Universal Serial Bus (USB) keyboard may not work. This problem does not occur if you move the mouse or press other keys on the keyboard after the computer resumes from hibernation before you press the audio control key (such as a volume control key).


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size    File name
   10-May-2002  13:31  5.1.2600.44  19,456  Hidserv.dll


To work around this problem, move the mouse or press other keyboard keys before you press audio control keys.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 321590 - Last Review: May 17, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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