When the keyboard is broken or missing, Windows 10 users can still take advantage of it On-Screen Keyboard which is especially useful for touch screen devices.
To display the On-Screen Keyboard can also be done without using a keyboard, only a mouse or touch screen.
There are three ways to activate it.
Table of contents
- #1 Using the Touch Keyboard on the Taskbar
- #2 Launch On-Screen Keyboard via Settings
- #3 Open the “osk” program via the System32 . folder
#1 Using the Touch Keyboard on the Taskbar
1. Right click on Taskbarthen select Show touch keyboard button.
2. A keyboard icon will appear, click on it.
3. The virtual keyboard will appear like this.
The keyboard can be opened and closed easily. The size is quite large but the buttons available are not many to keep it minimalist.
#2 Launch On-Screen Keyboard via Settings
1. Open menu Startthen click Settings.
2. Select Ease of Access.
3. Click menu Keyboard.
4. Activate Use the On-Screen Keyboard.
5. On-Screen Keyboard will also appear.
This type of keyboard has keys that are quite complete and can be moved to the desired position.
#3 Open the “osk” program via the System32 . folder
Please go to the directory C:\Windows\System32 then run the application named osk (short for On-Screen Keyboard). You can also create a shortcut from this application to be placed on the desktop so that it can be accessed more quickly.