Have you got a button on your keyboard like the Home or Window key that you actually never use on purpose, but one that you find hitting more frequently by accident than you would like? So, in this guide, you will learn how to disable any specific key on the keyboard on Windows 10 using KeyTweak software.
However, it seems absolutely ridiculous to disable any specific key on the keyboard but sometimes there are some keyboard keys that can create a headache for you. For instance, recently my laptop’s keyboard wasn’t working perfectly, there was typing issues and I reinstalled Windows 10 again and again but still, the keyboard issue wasn’t solved.
Meanwhile, I realized that the issue is with some of the keyboard keys and I found that particular key which was causing the issue and I really wanted to disable that key. After disabling the key on the keyboard using KeyTweak, I solved the keyboard issue.
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How to Disable Any Key on Keyboard using KeyTweak on Windows 10
We recommend using KeyTweak, a great free app, to change or disable any of the 108 keys on your keyboard. This tool allows you to adjust how all of your keyboard keys function, including the lock caps, shift, Windows key, F1 through F12 keys, and lock numbers keys.
What is KeyTweak?
KeyTweak helps you to remap any key on your keyboard to some other key, or even disable any specific keys. This does so by using the built-in key-remapping functionality of Windows but without the need to edit the Registry manually. KeyTweak also includes “Teach Mode” which allows you to simply press the desired keys when prompted to map keys to other keys.
Here’s how to disable any specific key on the keyboard on Windows 10 with KeyTweak.
Step 1. Click here to go to the download page for the KeyTweak tool.
Step 2. Click on Free Download for Windows.
Step 3. Once this program is downloaded, open the file, and if you’re prompted click Yes. Click I Agree and click Install.
Step 4. Once this program is downloaded and installed, launch the KeyTweak, and if you are prompted click Yes.
Step 5. Now, click on any key that you want to disable. The keys are shown in numbers but you can still see the key’s name under the Keyboard Controls menu. In my case, I would like to disable the Left Windows key and click the Disable Key option.
Step 6. At last, click Apply and click Yes to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Follow the above-mentioned steps to disable any other specific key like Windows key, tab key, or insert key.
To enable again, click on the key that you have previously disabled, select Enable Key, select Apply and Click Yes to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
This is how you can disable any specific key on the keyboard on Windows 10. KeyTweak is an easy-to-use tool that will immediately disable any key from 108 keyboard keys.