If your Windows desktop or laptop keyboard is not working properly and may be typing wrong characters, then run the built-in Keyboard Troubleshooter in Windows 10 to fix the problems automatically.
Keyboard Troubleshooter in Windows 11/10
You can fix Keyboard problems easily. If you are a Windows 11 user, follow the steps below to run the Keyboard troubleshooter on your system:
- Launch the Settings app in Windows 11 by right-clicking on the Start menu.
- Scroll down the right side till you find the Troubleshoot tab. Once you find it, click on it.
- Now, click on the Additional troubleshooters tab.
- You will see a list of all troubleshooters available in Windows 11. Locate the Keyboard troubleshooter.
- To launch the Keyboard troubleshooter, click on the Run button next to the Keyboard.
To run the Keyboard Troubleshooter in Windows 10:
- Press Win+I to open Settings
- Select Update and Security
- Select Troubleshoot from the left panel
- Click Additional troubleshooters
- Locate and run Keyboard Troubleshooter.
Let us see what the Troubleshooter does exactly.
Press Win+I to open Windows Settings.
From the available options, select Update and Security.
Now from the left side, select Troubleshoot. This will open the Troubleshooters page.
Scroll down a bit and you will see a Additional troubleshooters link. Click on it and a new panel will open,
Here scroll down until you see the Keyboard Troubleshooter.
Select this troubleshooter and then click on Run the troubleshooter button.
The Troubleshooter will jump to life and start scanning.
The Keyboard Troubleshooter will check if all your keyboard settings are OK and set to default values. It will check if the Text Services Framework is running, and if not, then fix the problem for you automatically. It will also check if Text services such as input method editor, handwriting recognition, and speech recognition that depend on Text Services Framework are working fine.
Once the scan is completed, you will be presented with a list of findings. Click on View detailed information to get the details.
If any problems have been fixed, you will be informed accordingly.
Click on Next/Close.
Restart your PC if asked for.
If you are facing issues with your Touch keyboard, you can use the Windows Touch Keyboard Troubleshooter from Microsoft.
Hope this helped!