However, some users have posted on the Microsoft Answers forum that they are unable to disable the keyboard of their laptop.
I have a Lenovo laptop. > This morning, it suddenly started giving me this message when I boot up: > No keyboard device detected.
The error message prompted them to disable the keyboard permanently.
Moreover, the error message also prompted them to perform a hard reset on their computer.
However, analysts have found that the hard reset doesn’t work for some users.
- If the laptop keyboard isn’t working properly, try using a third-party keyboard app to fix the situation.
- If the laptop keyboard doesn’t work with Windows 10, simply follow the step-by-step guide below.
- Microsoft’s built-in keyboard troubleshooter can help you fix most keyboard problems.
Disable Bluetooth in BIOS
- Press the F2 key to access the BIOS of your computer.
- Now, find the Bluetooth option and disable it.
- Enable the Bluetooth again after disabling it.
- Change the BIOS settings
Some laptops have a feature called BIOS settings. If you have the option to change some settings there, you might try changing them to see if they have the desired effect.
- Change the Bluetooth settings in the BIOS.
Reset your keyboard
- Press and hold down the Windows key + R to open Run, type msconfig in the text field, and press Enter.
- Navigate to the Services tab, locate Keyboard, right-click it, and select Disable.
- Reboot your PC, and check if the issue persists.
- Disable your hardware keyboard
Press Windows key + R to open Run, type regedit in the text field, and press Enter.
- Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control
- Locate Services and double-click on Keyboard.
- In the Value data field, double-click on Disable in the Enabled column and set its value to 1.
Disable “Show Touch Keyboard” in Windows 10
- â€¢ Press the Windows key + I key on your keyboard.
â€¢ Select Devices.
â€¢ Click the Touch Keyboard icon.
â€¢ Select the Disable option.
â€¢ Click Apply and OK to save the changes.
- Reboot your PC.
- Disable the Touch Keyboard in Windows 10 using registry
- Open Registry Editor by typing regedit in Cortana search box > select Registry Editor from the results window
- In Registry Editor, navigate to the following path: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\Tablet\TouchKeyboard
- Right-click the TouchKeyboard key > select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.
- Name the new value DisableTouchKeyboard.
- Double click on DisableTouchKeyboard > set the Value data value to 1.
- Reboot your PC.