How to Disable Annoying Caps Lock Key in Windows?
So what was the last time when you used "Caps Lock" key in your keyboard? Can't remember? Actually Caps Lock key is one of the most unused keys in the keyboard. Its also one of the most annoying keys.
Tell us honestly how many times did you face that annoying situation when you pressed this key accidentally and typed a line or full paragraph without even knowing that Caps Lock is ON? Your answer would be many times.
So here is a simple solution for this annoying problem. You can either permanently disable "Caps Lock" key or change it to some other useful keys like "Shift" or "Control" using the built-in "Keyboard Scancode Mapping" feature of Windows.
To use this keyboard scancode mapping feature, we'll need to edit Windows registry and add a new Binary value "Scancode Map" in following key:
Then we'll need to set the value of "Scancode Map" to disable Caps Lock key or change it to some other key.
Doing this task manually will be a bit complicated, that's why we have created a ZIP file which contains ready-made registry scripts for:
- Disable Caps Lock key
- Change Caps Lock to Control
- Change Caps Lock to Shift
- Restore Caps Lock key
So download following ZIP file, extract it and run the desired REG file. It'll ask for confirmation, accept it and restart your system to take affect.
You can also use "Sharp Keys" freeware to disable any desired key or change action of a key:
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