HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - 3) Driver Download

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The PS2 (2K - 3) is a type of keyboard manufactured by HP. If you have problems with unresponsive keys, unreliable connection or backlighting or power issues then updating this driver can help. This driver - "mmk_xp.exe" - has been downloaded 27,977 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 146 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.9 MB.

146 Ratings (see all reviews)

Supported Models

All HP Multimedia Keyboards

HP Illuminate USB Keyboard

HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - 3)

HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - B)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2001-07-14) via .inf

Additional Notes

I perfomed a clean install of windows XP on my pavilion XL946 and lost function of the media keys on my keyboard. It was a hard find but I have my keyboard back. All of the on-screen displayes work again. I can program the buttons in

control panel\keyboard.

Just execute the application mmk_xp.exe and restart when it tells you to.

Uploaded By

Tom (DG Member) on 12-Mar-2002

Most Helpful Reviews

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
11 Apr 2006

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"driver works very well"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Miller T.
Tested on Windows XP x64
24 Nov 2007

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility: 3 out of 5
"Driver loaded, but I am unable to program the multimedia keys."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Mike Wood
Tested on Windows XP
20 Nov 2005

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
"On my particular machine this driver caused conflicts with the legacy keyboard drivers on bootup...yet it works ok on other machines."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Kbd/lng.dat 218.9 KB 5 Jul 2001
Kbd/msikbdif.dll 69.6 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/KBD_UPDT.BAT 3.1 KB 14 Aug 2001
Kbd/kbd.exe 61.4 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/ps2.dll 57.3 KB 7 Aug 2001
Kbd/static/Common/testfile.txt 17 bytes 27 Oct 2000
Kbd/static/Common/Internet.cmd 1.5 KB 18 Apr 2000
Kbd/static/Common/hpkey.exe 233.5 KB 21 Sep 1999
Kbd/static/Common/vssver.scc 560 bytes 28 Apr 2000
Kbd/kbd.ini 2.2 KB 16 Jan 2001
Kbd/Drivers.reg 908 bytes 20 Jun 2001
Kbd/lang_country.reg 1.4 KB 3 May 2001
Kbd/cfg.dll 94.2 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/unkbd.bat 2.1 KB 27 Feb 2001
Kbd/led.dll 49.2 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/SUBID.dat 34 bytes 8 Aug 2001
Kbd/msg.dll 49.2 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/unlang_country.reg 170 bytes 15 Feb 2001
Kbd/redirect.ocx 45.1 KB 25 Jul 2001
Kbd/install.bat 234 bytes 20 Jun 2001
Kbd/sct.dll 65.5 KB 9 Jul 2001
Kbd/usb.dll 73.7 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/unkbd.reg 566 bytes 26 Feb 2001
Kbd/keyroute.ocx 36.9 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/onl.dll 61.4 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/url.dll 53.2 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/kbdcpl.dll 131.1 KB 9 Aug 2001
Kbd/RUNCLOSE.OCX 45.1 KB 24 Jul 2001
Kbd/osd.dll 102.4 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/aol.dll 57.3 KB 6 Jul 2001
Kbd/kbd.reg 996 bytes 15 Dec 2000
install.exe 362.2 KB 14 Aug 2001
tmp/PS2.EXE 81.9 KB 3 Jul 2001
tmp/ps2.bat 81.9 KB 3 Jul 2001
tmp/KBUPDATE.EXE 45.1 KB 20 Jun 2001
tmp/PS2_UPDT.BAT 691 bytes 3 Jul 2001
tmp/h1710200.cat 7.6 KB 2 Aug 2001
tmp/INF_PATH.TXT 23 bytes 11 Apr 2001
tmp/H1710200.inf 32.1 KB 3 Aug 2001
tmp/ps2bat.dll 36.9 KB 27 Jun 2001
tmp/PS2.SYS 14.1 KB 4 Jun 2001
tmp/Kbupdate.exe.old 73.7 KB 8 Aug 2001

How to Update HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - 3) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - 3) driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter HP PS2 Keyboard (2K - 3) into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the HP Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the HP website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

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