Windows 10: Keyboard does not work in Windows Store/Apps Solved

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  1.    24 Sep 2016 #1

    Keyboard does not work in Windows Store/Apps


    Solution: Win+R > taskschd.msc > Task Scheduler Library > Microsoft > Windows > TextServicesFramework. Right click MsCtfMonitor and choose Enable. Reboot your PC.

    Task missing? If you do not see the task, you can get it back by importing the following XML file as a task.

    http://files.cnblogs.com/files/asion/MsCtfMonitor.xml

    Just right click and save it to your desktop and then goto your Task Scheduler and in the top menu choose: Action > Import Task and choose the XML file. You can then delete the XML file and reboot your PC for it to take effect.

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    Hello,

    My keyboard does not work within Windows Store and it's Apps. I cannot type anything in the search of the store, or within the Xbox App. I can right click and paste in information and click "Go" and that works just fine. But just no keyboard input works. Keyboard works fine everywhere else.

    I've googled the issue and I can't find ANY other people have this issue. I think it might be related to when I completely removed Cortana and SearchUI, but I am not sure.

    Any ideas of what might be wrong?
    Last edited by Wallboy; 26 Mar 2017 at 22:43.
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  2.    24 Sep 2016 #2

    Hi, having the same problem, I didn't disable or remove cortina though, I have tried the on screen keyboard with the same results

    see my post Modern Apps / UI & Keyboard input
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  3.    24 Sep 2016 #3

    Well glad it's not only me. Hopefully someone knows how to fix this issue.
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  4.    26 Sep 2016 #4

    For me there is also identical problem with not working keyboard / onscreen keyboard in Windows and metro apps. Tried much things, but nothing helps. Maybe someone knows here, how to fix this issue without reinstalling whole system.
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  5.    27 Sep 2016 #5

    Even in Forza Horizon 3, I can't type anything when it asks to rename my custom blueprint race. It's definitely something with the Windows Store that's causing an issue.
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  6.    28 Sep 2016 #6

    After hours of going through reverting my custom Windows 10 Tweaks, I isolated the problem. You need to set the TextServicesFramework Task to Enabled and then Reboot your PC and you'll be good to go!

    Win+R > taskschd.msc > Task Scheduler Library > Microsoft > Windows > TextServicesFramework. Right click MsCtfMonitor and choose Enable. Reboot your PC.
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  7.    12 Oct 2016 #7

    Thanks Wallboy.
    Fixed the problem
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       04 Dec 2016 #8

    Thanks Wallboy, you are a lifesaver. I've been trying to solve this for several days.
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  9.    15 Mar 2017 #9

    Can't find the solution


    Wallboy, I am not able to find MsCtfMonitor, when I click TextServicesFramework nothing shows up. The box is empty, nothing is running. I hope you know the problem.
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  10.    16 Mar 2017 #10

    akshayrij said: View Post
    Wallboy, I am not able to find MsCtfMonitor, when I click TextServicesFramework nothing shows up. The box is empty, nothing is running. I hope you know the problem.
    i have the same problem too... the box is empty.
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