(64-bit users, go to Step 4b.) Now find the duplicate copy you made of type32 Then scroll down to locate the section of the file that looks like this: ; =================== Section for Windows Vista =========================== [Ms Mfg.
NT.6.0] ;========= Microsoft USB Internet Keyboard (Intelli Type Pro) %HID\VID_045E&PID_002D&MI_00. Then scroll down to locate the section of the file that looks like this: ; =================== Section for Windows Vista (NTamd64.6.0) =========================== [Ms Mfg.
Find the "Keyboards" item in the device list and expand it to show your "Microsoft USB Natural Keyboard Pro", like this: (Your settings box won't show the model as "Natural Keyboard Pro" until after the next step.) In the Intelli Type settings, click the "Change..." button.
The Natural Keyboard Pro should now be listed as an option.
Good news for Natural Keyboard Pro owners: the instructions below describe an easy way to restore full functionality for the keyboard under Windows Vista and Windows 7, including programmable media keys.
As with certain other Microsoft hardware, this seems to be a case of Microsoft phasing out support for a perfectly functional product for questionable reasons.
You will be modifying some of the files that come with the Intelli Type software.
Now you will need to temporarily close the Intelli Type software, which runs in the background: Open your Control Panel, choose the "Hardware and Sound" category, and open the Device Manager.
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At first glance, Vista and Windows 7 users would appear to be out of luck.
While the standard keys will work without any special software in any version of Windows, the Intelli Type software is required to make full use of the extra "media keys" at the top of the Natural Keyboard Pro.