Windows 8.1 keyboard lag after update.

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Help and Support' started by TheToxiKiwi, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. TheToxiKiwi

    TheToxiKiwi New Member

    Aug 2, 2015
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    After updating my OS from Windows 8 to 8.1, I have started to expierience wierd keyboard lag. I mostly notice this when gaming. When I am pressing a key for a longer time, it gets "stuck" for a few seconds, and all other keys become unresponsive. I had this issue last time when I upgraded to Windows 8.1, only this time I don't have mouse lag.

    I am using a Samsung laptop with a Microsoft USB keyboard (My main one) connected, because I had some broken keys on my laptops keyboard. Now my laptops keyboard is replaced, but I use the USB keyboard for gaming, because I am used to it.

    I have installed all the latest updates, and I am waiting for Windows 10 reservation.

    Sorry for my bad english..
  2. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    May 22, 2012
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    w8.1 is unstable... patch to at least 8.1.1 should fix any driver issues in most motherboards... also note when updating that there is a difference between a system shutdown/ restart and and just pressing system restart after installing a Microsoft patch that adds main board drivers

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