Make it easier to press multiple keys using Sticky Keys in Windows 7 / 8

Do you find it difficult to press multiple keys at once? Sticky Keys lets you use Shift, Ctrl, Alt or Windows logo keys by pressing one key at a time. Use this built-in Windows Accessibility feature and set up Sticky Keys.

Set up Sticky Keys in Windows

If pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL is an acrobatic feat, you can set up Sticky Keys. With Sticky Keys you can hit one key at a time in a keyboard shortcut. You can even set it to make a noise so you know it’s working.

You can set up Sticky Keys in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP.

 set up Sticky Keys in Windows

Press your “SHIFT” key 5 times in a row, then click on the link, to get going with Sticky Keys in Windows 7 or Windows Vista.

You can also access Set up Sticky Keys option via All Control Panel Items > Ease of Access Center > Set up Sticky Keys.

To toggle on or off the StickyKeys feature, user may press the Shift key 5 times in a row.

See this post if Help windows keep opening automatically when you start any program. You may have to disable StickyKeys.

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