Cannot type WIFI password

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    Cannot type WIFI password


    Win10 x64 [14393.693]

    As soon as I update Windows to this version, I cannot type anything in the WIFI password field. Keyboard isn't responding there. One workaround is to type WIFI password on Notepad and copy and paste. Annoying.

    Any ideas?

    Update: If I boot into safe mode with networking, it works there. I have tried uninstalling several applications, including HP printer driver for trying to pinpoint the issue but it seems is Windows itself that is doing that.
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    What system language is your install? Does it match your keyboard?

    I found in Wi-Fi password (and nowhere else) it ignores defined keyboard and uses English layout (my system language is en-US). Note I've deleted English as an input method buy Wi-Fi password still insists on using it.
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    Hello. Where do you check keyboard layouts? It should be set as Spanish (es-ES). Another odd thing I have noticed is that under Hardware Manager there are four keyboards listed. If I delete them and reboot they get reinstalled again.

    Googling for this I found a similar issue acknowledged by Microsoft. So it seems it's a real bug.

    In the interim I have found this link.

    So. It seems we will have to wait for MS to release a fix.
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    eLPuSHeR said: View Post
    Hello. Where do you check keyboard layouts?
    Input method (keyboard) is under Control Panel > Language > Options

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    I reported it on the feedback hub some time ago and looking today it seems to be reported for every language except English. Guess we have to wait as you said.
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    Thank you.
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    eLPuSHeR said: View Post
    Win10 x64 [14393.693]

    As soon as I update Windows to this version, I cannot type anything in the WIFI password field. Keyboard isn't responding there. One workaround is to type WIFI password on Notepad and copy and paste. Annoying.

    Any ideas?

    Update: If I boot into safe mode with networking, it works there. I have tried uninstalling several applications, including HP printer driver for trying to pinpoint the issue but it seems is Windows itself that is doing that.
    hello, sorry to ask of this but have you solved your problem? i've got the same problem now
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    This fix does not work for me. I double checked all the kb/Lang settings they're all English and so is my keyboard. Keyboard works 100% everywhere except for entering Wi-Fi passwords so I have to keep a text file of the passwords for copy/paste which I feel is insecure. Same after replacing the kb also. Also ctrl+v doesn't work so I right click - > paste.
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    I have got the same problem now. Copy/paste password from notepad did not run me too. I resolved it so, that before win 10 started, I clicked to wifi icon on windows password screen and there is possible typing password. So create win user password if you do not have, log off or restart PC and seek wifi icon on windows password screen.
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    lx07 said: View Post
    I found in Wi-Fi password (and nowhere else) it ignores defined keyboard and uses English layout (my system language is en-US). Note I've deleted English as an input method buy Wi-Fi password still insists on using it.
    This is a big problem in all regions not using standard QWERTY keyboard layout. I've seen it quite often here in my adopted home country Germany.

    German keyboard layout is QWERTZ, the biggest difference when compared to English QWERTY is that letters Z and Y have switched place. If the WiFi password in Germany for a German user is let's say Z123y123, user must press Y123z123 on keyboard to get it correct.

    Kari
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    Kari said: View Post
    This is a big problem in all regions not using standard QWERTY keyboard layout.
    Indeed - it is still not fixed.

    My home Wi-Fi password is "AzAz" then some numbers as it it is easier for me to enter on my internet radio (Capital "A" and miniscule "z" are adjacent) but I still have to type "QwQw" on AZERTY in Windows.

    After 2 years nothing changed...

    Ho hum.
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