Those who have to type regularly at work are familiar with the problem of accidentally turning on the caps lock key only to realize after some time. This results in mistakenly typing in uppercase letters. If you are typing a document, then you can edit it and remove the uppercase words that you have accidentally typed. But if you are chatting online and you have typed in uppercase, then you cannot undo it. There is a simple solution for accidental caps lock problem – you can set Windows to play a sound whenever you turn on the caps lock key. Here is how :
- Press the keyboard combination Win + R to open the Run dialog.
- In the Run dialog, type control /name Microsoft.EaseOfAccessCenter and press Enter.
- This would open the Ease of Access center in the Control Panel. In this window, scroll down and click on Make the Keyboard Easier to use as shown in the following picture:
- In the next screen, you would see various options. Place a checkmark in the checkbox labeled Turn on Toggle Keys. This option enables your computer to play a tone whenever you turn on the caps lock, nums lock or scroll lock keys on your keyboard.
- Click on the Apply button to apply the settings. Now try pressing the caps lock key on your keyboard, you should be able to hear a tone.