Articles tagged: keyboard

A Restored Window

Tip of the Day: Maximize and Minimize From the Keyboard


Tip of the Day: Task Manager in a Keystroke

Dvorak keyboard layout

Tip of the Day: Try Dvorak

Windows keyboard properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Keyboard Repeat

On-Screen Keyboard

Will Using an On-Screen Keyboard Stop Keyloggers?

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.


Tip of the Day: Stop Typing “www.”


Tip of the Day: Disable CAPS LOCK

Keyboard Keypad

My Keyboard Won’t Work after Windows Update. How Do I Fix It?

If your keyboard won’t work after a Windows Update, there’s a lengthy list of things to try to get it back.

Clear browsing data

Tip of the Day: Quick Access to Clear Your Cache

Formatted Text

Tip of the Day: Quick Keystroke Formatting in Word and Other Programs

My Shift Key is Stuck. How Do I Unstick It?

My Shift Key is Stuck. How Do I Unstick It?

Windows has accessibility features that change the behavior of your keyboard. They’re easy to turn on by mistake.

Wired Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Blow Out your Keyboard with Compressed Air

Emoji Keyboard showing Symbols

Tip of the Day: The Emoji Keyboard is for More than Emojis

The Emoji "Keyboard"

Tip of the Day: The Windows 10 Emoji Keyboard

Date and Time in Excel

Tip of the Day: Current Date and Time in Excel

Navigate Facebook with Your Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Navigate Facebook with Your Keyboard

PS/2 Y-adapter

Why Do I Need to Unplug and Plug in my USB Device to Keep It Working?

USB ports (or the cables that connect to them) can go bad for many reasons. These  steps can get your connected devices running again.

USB Keyboard

Can I Use an External Keyboard with My Laptop?

Go ahead. Plug it in… unless your keyboard is not USB. In that case, you may have a problem.

I spilled water into my laptop, how do I get it working again?

Spilling liquid into your laptop or keyboard can cause serious damage. The first step is to dry it thoroughly, and we’ll look at one possible solution.

Why Do I Have to Hold Down the “Fn” Key to Get Normal Letters?

Computer manufacturers use the Fn key to cram more virtual keys onto smaller laptop keyboards. Sometimes it can get confused.

How can I disable my “Windows” key? Or for that matter, remap my entire keyboard?

Outside of a few standard layouts, truly customizing the layout of your keyboard is typically harder than you might expect.