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How to Reset Touch Keyboard Default Open Position in Windows 10


You can use different keyboards with Windows to fit your needs. The most common is a physical, external keyboard that you plug into your PC. Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for PCs.

This tutorial will show you how to reset the open position on screen of the Touch Keyboard to default on the main display for your account in Windows 10.

This will not affect a docked Touch Keyboard.


EXAMPLE: Default open position of Touch Keyboard
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Here's How:

The downloadable .reg file below will delete the DWORD values below in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

OptimizedKeyboardRelativeXPositionOnScreen DWORD value
OptimizedKeyboardRelativeYPositionOnScreen DWORD value



1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.

Reset_Touch_Keyboard_open_position_on_screen_to_default.reg

download

2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

3. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

4. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

5. Sign out and sign in to apply.

6. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

7. The next time you open the Touch Keyboard, it should open at the default position on your main display.

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That's it,
Shawn