Genius API Generic USB K/B Driver Download

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The API Generic USB K/B is a type of mouse manufactured by Genius. Updating this driver fixes tracking problems, intermittent or no connectivity and can unlock some advanced features of your type of mouse. This version of "" has been downloaded 5,740 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 20 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.1 MB.

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Supported Models


ALPS USB Keyboard


API Generic USB K/B

AT&T 302 PS/2 Keyboard

BTC USB Keyboard

Cherry GmbH USB Keyboard

Chicony USB Keyboard


Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2000-01-20) via .inf (2000-02-20) via .inf

Additional Notes

The drivers are for windows 2000, i have just installed in on a windows xp machine and it works fine. Unzip and copy the files to a diskette and run setup.

Uploaded By

Ineke (DG Member) on 30-Jun-2002

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
genius mouse/layout.bin 636 bytes 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/ 334.7 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/German.doc 29.2 KB 31 Mar 2000
genius mouse/README.TXT 3.2 KB 31 Mar 2000
genius mouse/setup.lid 60 bytes 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/_ISDel.exe 27.6 KB 27 Oct 1998
genius mouse/Setup.exe 73.7 KB 12 Jan 1999
genius mouse/setupdir/0009/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 29 Sep 1998
genius mouse/setupdir/0007/_Setup.dll 35.3 KB 8 Oct 1998
genius mouse/DATA.TAG 129 bytes 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/os.dat 450 bytes 27 Jul 1998
genius mouse/setup.ins 63.2 KB 28 Mar 2000
genius mouse/ 309.6 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/SETUP.INI 118 bytes 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/_inst32i.ex_ 296.7 KB 23 Feb 1999
genius mouse/nopress/ser/gensmser.inf 2.0 KB 28 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/ser/gensmser.sys 19.7 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/usb/gensmusb.inf 2.7 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/usb/GNUSBCLT.SYS 7.7 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/ps2/gekeybd.inf 25.1 KB 28 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/ps2/gensmps2.inf 4.4 KB 28 Mar 2000
genius mouse/nopress/ps2/gensmps2.sys 47.3 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/ 1.5 KB 29 Mar 2000
genius mouse/lang.dat 23.5 KB 12 Jan 1999

How to Update API Generic USB K/B Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the API Generic USB K/B 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 Genius API Generic USB K/B 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 Genius Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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