How do I reassign my keyboard keys?
To reassign a key
Connect the keyboard that you want to configure. Select the Start button, and then select Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center. From the displayed list of key names, select the key that you want to reassign. In the command list of the key that you want to reassign, select a command.
- Unplug your keyboard.
- With the keyboard unplugged, hold down the ESC key.
- While holding down the ESC key, plug the keyboard back into your computer.
- After about 5 seconds, release the ESC key. You will see the keyboard lighting flash if the reset is successful.
Its symbol is usually a small icon depicting a pointer hovering above a menu, and it is typically found on the right side of the keyboard between the right Windows logo key and the right control key (or between the right alt key and the right control key).
This is useful for when you're typing and suddenly the @ and “ keys are swapped as you are typing. It happens because you accidentally pressed the Windows Key + Spacebar at the same time – this will cycle through the languages.
Go to Settings > Update & Security > select Troubleshoot. Locate the keyboard troubleshooter and run it. After the scan, follow the troubleshooting instructions on the screen. Restart your computer and check if the problem persists.
Different companies use different mechanical switches to build their keyboard, and not every switch is compatible with every type of keycap.
Select General, Keys. The Keys dialog shows the preferences for shortcut keys. Click Restore Defaults. The Restore Keyboard Defaults dialog opens.
Press Windows key + R then type: control then hit Enter. Voila, the Control Panel is back; you can right-click on it, then click Pin to Taskbar for convenient access. Another way you can access the Control Panel is from within File Explorer.
The keyboard combination Ctrl+Esc also brings up this menu. The up and down arrow keys allow you to move through the menu items. Those items with a submenu are visually indicated with a small black triangle/arrowhead.
- Press Win+I to enter Windows Settings interface, select Time & Language;
- Click Language, and select English as Windows display language;
- Choose Options;
- Click Add a keyboard, select your desired keyboard.
What is the Fn button on a keyboard?
The Fn key, short form for function, is a modifier key on many keyboards, especially on laptops, used in a compact layout to combine keys which are usually kept separate. It is typically found on laptops due to their keyboard size restrictions.