troubleshooting Question

Surface cover driver

GST-GRIDTECHFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows 10Tablets
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I have a surface, not sure if it's a pro 2 or pro 3 or what.
However, it's being a huge pain cause I can't get the cover keyboard to work on the surface.

At one point, it wasn't working, I uninstalled the HID kybd device, restarted, did update and security and it found updates and started to work. Now after the weekend. It's not working again. I tried the same, with no luck.

Looking under device manager, hidden devices, I see a
"Surface type cover filter"  indicating error code 45, device not connected. But it is and was working.. also tried other cover kybds.

Was hoping someone has some expert advice on this matter.

I have also tried the holding the pwr and vol up to get into firmware.

I this it's mis reading my surface cover as a regular kybd and seeing the surface kybd as not connected
Brian B
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