How to increase keyboard responsiveness in Windows

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Know your computer thoroughly

To get the most out of everything that can be done with a computer, it is essential know the greatest number of features and functions of it has, since they depend, for example, on the ability to run a program.

Technological and IT innovations are quite frequent and, with each update of a program, the demands of the software increase with respect to the characteristics of the computer that intends to run it.


The importance of the keyboard

Thanks to the computer you can do many things. Which do you consider one of the most important components of this team? Surely the answers can vary: the motherboard, the processor, the power source, among others. But the keyboard… what would you do without it?


Little and nothing ... unless you can replace the physical keyboard with a tactile one. But almost everything that can be done on a computer requires keyboard intervention: writing an email, a theme or any other type of work, using commands, etc.

It is essential in office automation programs, that is, those that allow you to carry out work through word processors, spreadsheets, advertising drawings and programs for preparing presentations.

How do you prefer it?

In general these components come in various presentations, at least for desktop computers, since there is the possibility of connecting them via a port PS / 2, as well as models with connectors for USB ports.

Same performance, different operation

Whatever its presentation, the functioning of your computer keyboard is guaranteed. Although there have been some speed debates with which this component responds on your computer, it has been shown that the difference between a PS / 2 keyboard and a USB, in this regard, is practically nil.



However, keyboards with a USB connection have favorable differences compared to keyboards with a PS / 2 connection. These differences have to do with the " Plug and Play ”Or hot plugging.

This means that a USB keyboard can be disconnected and reconnected to a computer and it will work normally, whereas if a PS / 2 keyboard is disconnected and returned to the computer, it will not work and will be required restart your computer to make it work active work.

Increase the response speed

If you need your keyboard to be much faster when typing, there is a perfect method to do it. On the internet you will surely find too bureaucratic and boring procedures for something really simple.

That is why, in the following lines, you will have all the information you need for increase and improve the responsiveness of your keyboard in a much more direct, efficient and simple way.


  • On your keyboard, press the Windows + R keys.
  • In the window that will open after the above action, type the command "keyboard control.exe" and click "OK".
  • This will open the “Properties: Keyboard” window.
  • In the section “Repetition rate”, bring the indicator to the fastest level.
  • Apply the changes made and do click su "OKAY".

Your keyboard has been successfully configured!

This way, you will already have the certainty that your keyboard will have one greater responsiveness while typing any program. It is important to note that, in the “Repetition rate” section, you will be able to run the relevant tests to corroborate the changes made. What are you waiting for to make your keyboard a faster component ?!



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