How to Disable a Key on Keyboard in Windows 10

Have you ever tried to disable any key on keyboard in Windows 10? This situation had happened with me when I changed my laptop. If you are frequently pressing a wrong key on your keyboard after changing the system, then you should disable that key to do it in a proper manner. Nowadays, touch screen computers are available, but the physical keyboards are really helpful. You can type faster than a display button. So, people love to use the keyboard rather than touch screen. You can type on a display without looking it, but you can do that with the physical keys.

Windows allows you to change the repeat speed for your computer, but there is no option to disable a key on a keyboard in Windows 10 operating systems. This tutorial is for those who want to correct the keys or prank with their friends. You can easily disable the Windows, Shift, Ctrl, Delete as like as any key functionality from your keyboard to make prank with your buddies.

This tutorial is based on the most recent Windows 10 operating system, but you could use it in Windows 8, 7, XP as well. Follow the tutorial to disable a key on any keyboard.

How to Disable Keys on Keyboard in Windows 10

There is a tiny program named Simple Disable Key allows you to disable keys on your computer keyboard. Before going ahead, download Simple Disable Key and install it on your computer.

1) This software comes with a simple interface, and working procedure is also easy. In order to disable a key, just run the application and click on the text bar.

2) After that, you need to press the key which you want to disable. It’ll show the key name on the text bar which you have pressed.
Disable Keys on Keyboard in Windows 10
3) Now, click on the “Add Key” button and select from the given three options; Always, Program and Schedule. Always option disables a key permanently. Program option is useful to turn off a key on a particular program and you can schedule the time limit with Schedule option.
Disable a Key on Keyboard in Windows 10
4) Select “Always” option and click on the OK button. After that click on the OK button on the main screen and you are done!

In order to enable a previously disabled key you will have to choose the key row on the grid and press the “Remove” button on the right. Afterward, press the “OK” button on the main screen.

This software is quite useful, if you want to play with your keyboard. This was the tutorial on how to disable keys on keyboard in Windows 10. If you want to change the action of a key, then follow the below tutorial.

How to Change a Key Action in Your Keyboard?

SharpKeys is a tiny program which does a fantastic job in remapping the keys. You can disable any unnecessary key or you can transform any key into any other key. The bottom line is that you can customize almost all keys in your keyboard according to your need.
disable any key on keyboard in Windows 10
The working procedure is same as the previous software. You just need to select a key from the left side, and then choose the function which you want to change from the right side. After adding all of the keys which you want to change, click on “Write to Registry” button, and you are ready to go. That’s it.

By using these two programs, you can easily disable or change a key action on keyboard in Windows 10. If you like this post, then don’t forget to share with your friends.

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