Technical issues with your computer can occur at any time. No matter how many times you have backed up your information or what antivirus program you use, unexpected incidents can still strike.
The biggest issue that Windows 10/11 users have had is with keyboards not typing properly. This tutorial will show you ways to troubleshoot a keyboard not typing problem in Windows 10/11.
Fix 1 – Turn off filter keys
- 1 Fix 1 – Turn off filter keys
- 2 Fix 2 – Tap and Hold on the Caps Lock key
- 3 Fix 3 – Tap on the Num Lock key
- 4 Fix 4 – Test with a different type of keyboard
- 5 Fix 5 – Use a different browser
- 6 Fix 6 – Get the best driver by letting Windows reinstall it
- 7 Fix 7– Wireless adapter and batteries need to be checked
- 8 Fix 8 – Update your drivers
- 9 Fix 9 – Uninstall the driver
- 10 Fix 10 – Try it on another PC
- 11 Fix 11 – Check the connections by connecting to the other port
- 12 Final Words:
If you find that you are constantly hitting the filter keys, you can turn them off. To do this, press and hold the Fn key and then press the F5 or F6 key. When prompted, tap on Yes.
Fix 2 – Tap and Hold on the Caps Lock key
If your keyboard is not working properly, try pressing and holding the Caps Lock key. If your keyboard is not working properly, try pressing and holding the Caps Lock key.
Fix 3 – Tap on the Num Lock key
If your keyboard is not working properly, tap on the Num Lock key. This will turn on the Num Lock light on your keyboard, which may help you find out what key is not working.
Fix 4 – Test with a different type of keyboard
If you want to try another keyboard, open Control Panel > System and Security > Region and Language > Change keyboards or select the language and keyboard layout that you want to use.
Fix 5 – Use a different browser
If you are using Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome, try using another browser. If you use Edge, unfortunately, there is no fix for this.
Fix 6 – Get the best driver by letting Windows reinstall it
One way to get the best driver for your hardware is to let Windows reinstall it. Windows will automatically find and install the best driver for your hardware. You can prevent Windows from automatically doing this by changing the driver settings in Control Panel – System and Security – Device inventory.
Fix 7– Wireless adapter and batteries need to be checked
If your computer isn’t connecting to the internet, or if it’s running slowly, you may need to check your wireless adapter and batteries. Make sure your wireless adapter is turned on and that the antenna is connected. You may need to replace the battery.
Fix 8 – Update your drivers
NEVER install drivers from untrusted sources! To ensure your drivers are from trusted sources, we have provided a driver update link at the end of this article. This driver is from an untrusted source!
Fix 9 – Uninstall the driver
If the driver is installed but the computer isn’t connecting to the internet, you may need to uninstall the driver.
Fix 10 – Try it on another PC
If the problem persists, try it on another PC. Sometimes a device driver will be wrong for the GPU on one computer and will be correct on another.
Fix 11 – Check the connections by connecting to the other port
If the computer still doesn’t work, check the connections by connecting to the other port.
There are many ways to troubleshoot a keyboard not typing problem in Windows 10/11. Some of the most common methods are to restart your computer, update your keyboard drivers, and change your keyboard settings. If you are still having problems, you can try to fix them by using the Windows troubleshooter.