Articles in Category: Keyboards
Keyboards and relate character input devices.
Using an on-screen keyboard instead of a real keyboard might stop some keyloggers, but there’s no guarantee that other techniques aren’t also being used.
I get a steady stream of questions about keyboards acting up. Most commonly, it’s a hardware issue.
If your keyboard won’t work after a Windows Update, there’s a lengthy list of things to try to get it back.
Windows has accessibility features that change the behavior of your keyboard. They’re easy to turn on by mistake.
If your mouse and keyboard stop working, you may be able to repair the situation — if you can overcome one huge obstacle.
Computer manufacturers use the Fn key to cram more virtual keys onto smaller laptop keyboards. Sometimes it can get confused.
Solvable? Perhaps, but probably not. But if it makes you feel any better, I have exactly the same problem.
If what you type isn’t what you get, one possibility is that your keyboard is configured for the Dvorak layout. We’ll look at how to check and fix it.