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Fixing Keyboard Typing Multiple Letters using Windows 10

How to Fix Keyboard Typing Multiple Letters on Windows 10
By IAM Platform in Windows 10 Tutorials

“My keyboard types letters twice!”

You might stumble upon the “Keyboard Typing Multiple Letters” or “Keyboard Repeating The Very Same Characters” issue after some Windows 10 updates. The Windows 10 PC keyboard immediately types a repetitive letter after you complete your typing, and after that, you get double letters on the screen.

If you face the issue of the extra letter throughout typing with the keyboard, you can follow the methods below to fix the issue.

Top 3 Methods to Repair Keyboard Typing Several Letters

Here are the leading three solutions to repair the keyboard problem. You can try them one by one till you get the issue repaired.

Method 1. Change Keyboard Settings to Repair Keyboard Typing Several Letters Problem

  1. Use Win + R to open Run.
  2. Type Control and press the Enter Key. This will launch the Control Panel. (Note: If you can not type the appropriate letters, we suggested using the on-screen keyboard.).
  3. Find and Click “View By Small Icons”. Click the Keyboard Icon.
  4. In Keyboard Settings, Change the Slider of Repeat Delay to closer to Long.
  5. Change the Slider of Repeat Rate to a proper situation that is close to Slow.

Type into the provided text bar to check the Repeat Rate.

  1. Click the Apply Button and after that the Okay Button to conserve the modifications.

Reboot the computer and try typing a word to see if the double or Multiple Letters Issue still persists.

Method 2. Modify the Registry to Resolve the Double Letters Concern Triggered By the Keyboard.

Likewise, you can go to your Windows 10 Registry to repair the Keyboard Typing Multiple Letters Problem. Keep in mind: PC Registry is an essential Database of Windows 10. Any inaccurate adjustment might result in extreme PC problems. So please back up the Windows 10 registry prior to any modifications.

  1. Open Run and type the word Regedit. Press the Enter Key. (Note: If you can not type the appropriate letters, please utilize the on-screen keyboard.).
  2. In the Registry Editor, find the following key:.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Control Panel \ Accessibility \ Keyboard Response.

  1. On the Right Side, Double-Click the AutoRepeatDelay. Change the setting to 500. Click the OK Button.
  2. Change the setting of AutoRepeatRate to 50 and save the modification.
  3. Modify the setting of BounceTime to 35 and then click the OK Button.

Reboot the Computer system to enable the changes. Then test if your Keyboard works properly in your copy of Windows 10.

Method 3. Update Keyboard Driver to Fix the Automatic Keyboard Pressing Problem.

An Outdated Keyboard Driver can also lead to Windows 10 “Keyboard Typing Several Letters” problem as well as other Keyboard-Related issues, like “Keyboard Not Working”.

This is due to the fact that while the system might be updated, the keyboard driver doesn’t upgrade instantly. The incompatible driver causes the issue. In this case, you can utilize any Professional Driver Download Utility like “Driver Talent” or “Easy Driver” to upgrade the keyboard driver for your copy of Windows 10. Run the Driver Update Utility. Restart Your Computer.

That’s it. If you still fail to resolve the “Keyboard Typing Numerous Letters” problem on your Windows 10 Computer, please Contact Us for more technical assistance. If you have any other Windows 10 concerns, see the Windows 10 Tutorials Category using the Categories drop-down to the right.

How to Completely Remove OneDrive from Windows 10 Creator’s Build Version 1073

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NOTE:  This fix does not work on Windows 10 Home.  

OneDrive (previously SkyDrive, Windows Live SkyDrive and Windows Live Folders) is a personal cloud file hosting, storage and sync service from Microsoft. In Windows 10, the OneDrive desktop app is installed and comes natively with the operating system. And if you sign into Windows 10 with a Microsoft Account (MSA), OneDrive is also enabled by default.

However, not everyone uses OneDrive. Some may prefer other similar cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Apple iCloud Drive, Box and many more. Or many may simply not using any cloud storage service or file hosting service at all, especially at computers used in businesses, corporations, enterprises, schools and educational institutions.

Unlike Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 or earlier Windows operating systems, OneDrive desktop app is tightly integrated with Windows 10. OneDrive folder is in File Explorer’s navigation pane right from the moment you starting to use Windows 10. In fact, by default Windows 10 does not provide a way for users to uninstall and remove OneDrive app, whether it’s from “Programs and Features” of “Control Panel” or Windows Store. You simply won’t find any OneDrive entry to initiate the uninstallation process.

However, there are several ways available in Windows 10 to deal with OneDrive app, depending on whether you want to hide, disable, remove or uninstall the OneDrive. The tutorial provides all the options available with step-by-step guide.

Official Way to Uninstall OneDrive via Settings or Control Panel

Beginning from Windows 10 Creators Update Version 1703 (or more specifically beginning from Windows 10 Build 14986), OneDrive is showing as a standalone app in Apps & features section of Settings and Programs & Features section of Control Panel, and hence, could be uninstalled via official uninstaller.

Here’s how to uninstall OneDrive via Settings or Control Panel. Do note that Windows 10 may still have some remnants of OneDrive such as shortcuts after removal.

Disable OneDrive Everywhere in Windows and Apps Completely

  1. Press Win + R keyboard accelerator to open Run dialog box.
  2. Type GPedit.msc and hit Enter or OK to open Local Group Policy Editor.
  3. Navigate to Local Computer Policy -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> WindowsComponents -> OneDrive.
  4. In the right pane, double click on policy named Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage.
  5. Select the Enabled radio button.Disable OneDrive
  6. Click or tap OK when done.

That’s it. OneDrive icon is hidden from Explorer, and OneDrive app is completely disabled and prevented from running, and access or work with files on OneDrive from any desktop apps or modern apps is blocked. For example:

  • Can’t access OneDrive from the OneDrive app and file picker.
  • Windows Store apps can’t access OneDrive using the WinRT API.
  • OneDrive doesn’t appear in the navigation pane in File Explorer.
  • OneDrive files aren’t kept in sync with the cloud.
  • Can’t automatically upload photos and videos from the camera roll folder.
  • Sign out and sign in again, or restart the computer.
Registry Settings

The policy above is actually set a setting in Registry, which is useful for people who prefer to use Registry Editor. In addition, Windows 10 Home does not come with Group Policy Editor too.Here’s how to use Registry Editor to turn off OneDrive everywhere completely:

  1. Press Win + R keyboard accelerator to open Run dialog box.
  2. Type RegEdit.exe and hit Enter or OK to open Registry Editor.
  3. Navigate to the following registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows
  4. Right click on Windows and select New -> Key. Name the new key as OneDrive.Note: If OneDrive key already exists, skip this step.
  5. Right click on OneDrive registry key, and select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value. Name the new value name as DisableFileSyncNGSC
  6. Set the data for DisableFileSyncNGSC registry value as 1.Turn Off OneDrive in Registry
  7. Note: DisableFileSync registry value only works in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 and does not work in Windows 10.
  8. Close Registry Editor.
  9. Sign out and sign in again, or restart the computer.

Hide and Remove OneDrive from Navigation Pane of Windows Explorer

If you just want to remove the OneDrive entry in the navigation pane (also known as side panel or folder tree) in the File Explorer, or the OneDrive folder still exists in File Explorer after disabling OneDrive, follow the guide to remove OneDrive from Windows 10 File Explorer Navigation Side Panel.

Complete Remove and Uninstall OneDrive

It’s impossible to manually uninstall and remove OneDrive in Windows 10 by the step-by-step guide below. Run the commands to be executed in the process below in an Administrator Command Prompt.

Uninstall OneDrive

  1. Terminate any process of OneDrive by running the following command:
    taskkill /f /im OneDrive.exe
  2. Uninstall OneDrive app by running one of the following command:In 32-bit Windows 10 (x86):
    %SystemRoot%\System32\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

    In 64-bit Windows 10 (x64):

    %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

One you ran the above command, OneDrive desktop app is uninstalled completely and cleanly. Most of the time, no progress bar nor confirmation dialog is shown. However, when you search for OneDrive, the app no longer be found.

Cleaning and Removing OneDrive Remnants

However, as OneDrive is a cloud storage service which is dealing with user data, there are remnants and leftovers from OneDrive app that are still available on the system as uninstallation does not remove user data, most prominently been the OneDrive folder. Run the commands below to clean up those remnants by deleting OneDrive related folders and their contents:

Important
Make sure that the following folders no longer contain any user data before proceeding with the following commands.
rd "%UserProfile%\OneDrive" /Q /S
rd "%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\OneDrive" /Q /S
rd "%ProgramData%\Microsoft OneDrive" /Q /S
rd "C:\OneDriveTemp" /Q /S

Delete and Remove OneDrive in File Explorer Folder Tree Registry Key

OneDrive has registry keys which add itself to the Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10. After uninstalling OneDrive, these registry keys are orphaned, and can be removed.

REG Delete "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}" /f
REG Delete "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}" /f

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