Windows 10: On-Screen Keyboard keeps popping up Solved

  1.    05 Apr 2016 #1

    On-Screen Keyboard keeps popping up

    I am trying to disable the on-screen keyboard, but it continually pops up, when I lock the computer and log back in, and when various windows are opened. It's disabled in the Ease of Access Center, and I don't know what else to do.
    I'm running on Windows 10 Pro, I upgraded from Windows 7 last night.

    Could anyone offer any help?
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  2.    06 Apr 2016 #2

    Do you need the touch keyboard ever?
    If you do not and you do have admin rights do the following 4 steps.

    1. Go to "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink"
    2. Find and take full ownership of "TabTip.exe"
    3. Rename the file to "TabTip.exe.old"
    4. Restart

    After that, you should be good. Just keep in mind that the keyboard is now completely disabled. E.g. If you have the keyboard button on the taskbar enabled, nothing will happen when it is clicked. I had to do this in Windows 8 when I had a very similar problem. This was the only thing that worked for me. If you still have need for the onscreen keyboard, let me know and I will try to find a less drastic option that will allow you to still use it when needed.
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  3.    09 Apr 2016 #3

    Thanks for trying to help, but that didn't work. I'm on a desktop tower PC, so I don't think it would be the Touch keyboard that's on my computer. Do you happen to have any other ideas?
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  4.    09 Apr 2016 #4

    Look here:
    Control Panel\Ease of Access\Ease of Access Center\Use the computer without a mouse or keyboard
    Is "Use On-Screen Keyboard" checked?

    If not, can you post a video or pictures of what is happening.
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  5.    09 Apr 2016 #5

    Huh. That did it, thank you. It was disabled in the "Settings" app but not in Control Panel somehow. Thank you for your help.
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  6.    09 Apr 2016 #6

    Ambrose said: View Post
    Huh. That did it, thank you. It was disabled in the "Settings" app but not in Control Panel somehow. Thank you for your help.
    You're welcome. Glad I could help.
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  7.    09 Apr 2016 #7

    Oh, I should mention that you should mark your problem as solved.
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