In this tutorial, we will discuss the problem of keyboard in windows 10 and will make you able to fix it. Some of the Users of windows 10 have faced the problem related to keyboard. They reported about the keyboard wrong letter typing, as the user press the required key on keyboard, the output is totally opposite to that key. In simple words. when user press “Q” key, then the output generates the “P@” or something like that.
In this tutorial, we will fix this problem through simple methods, just follow this article and you are good to go. First, you need to follow some pre-requisites and if it does’nt work for you, then proceed to follow the general methods.
Check all the keys on your keyboard, if any of them is stuck, then unstuck it. Check of the problem still persists.
Check the Numlock key on your keyboard, Sometimes the issue is caused, when the Numlock key is “On” on keyboard. Simply, you need to disable it by just pressing “FN + Numlock” key simultaneously.
Connect other keyboard to your laptop through USB ports and check that the other keyboard is working or not. If it works and does’not involve in any kind of problem, then it means that your laptop keyboard has issue.
Methods To Fix The Problem of Keyboard
Follow the below steps to fix the problem:
Step 1: Change The Language
There are many languages which have different input keys. Sometimes, the problem occurs, because the wrong input language is set as default. To resolve this, you need to change the default language to preferred language.
Press windows+R key simultaneously to open the Run Box and then type the “ms-settings:regionlanguage” and press enter to open “region & Language” tab.
Locate the “preferred language” under “Languages” in “Region & Language” tab and then press on the arrow icons to shift your preferred input language to the top.
After following the above steps, then restart your computer and after booting up, check the problem is resolved or not. If not, then proceed to follow the next methods.
Step 2: Run The Keyboard Troubleshooter
If you are facing any problem in windows 10, then you need to know that windows 10 has built-in troubleshooter that can troubleshoot your problem and can fix it for you. All you need is to run the problem related troubleshooter as in this guide we will run the keyboard troubleshooter related to our problem.
Press windows+R key simultaneously to open the run dialogue box and then type “ms-settings:regionlanguage” and then press enter to open the keyboard troubleshooter.
Under the troubleshooter tab, locate the Find and fix other problems and then click on “Keyboard” option. After that, you will see the “Run the troubleshooter” button to start the troubleshooting process.
Wait for the process to complete and if it finds any problem, then it will ask you to fix. Simple click on “Apply this fix” and wait.
At last, restart your computer and then check the problem is resolved or still persists. If the problem is not resolved, then proceed to next methods.
Step 3: Uninstall the Keyboard drivers
You can also fix this issue by uninstalling the keyboard drivers and then re-install it again.
Press windows+R keys and open the run dialogue box. Type in the command “devmgmt.msc” and press enter to open the device manager.
In device manager windows, locate the “Keyboard” option and then click on it to expand it.
Click on “Standard PS/2 keyboard” and choose “Uninstall device”.
Uninstall the drivers and then use your mouse to restart your computer as after uninstalling your keyboard drivers will make your keyboard un-responsive.
After your computer boots-up again, the windows will automatically re-install the missing “Standard PS/2 Keyboard” drivers for you.
Check the issue is resolved or not by following this method. If not, then proceed to next method.
Step 4: Customizing or Disabling Auto-correct settings
Type “Microsoft word” in windows start-up and click on it to open.
Click on “File-> options” and then click on “proofing tab”.
In “proofing tab” click on “Auto-correct options” buttons.
Locate the entries that occurs problem and then change it.
Press “Ok” to confirm the changes and then close the word an again open it to check the issue has been resolved or not.
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