Tag Archives: Windows 10 Ease of Access

Enable or Disable Filter Keys in Windows 10

Enable or Disable Filter Keys in Windows 10

Windows 10 inherits a useful feature from previous versions of the OS. It is called Filter Keys. It is an Accessibility option that you can use to control the keyboard repeat rate and ignore repeated keys.

Backup and Restore Sticky Keys Settings in Windows 10

Backup and Restore Sticky Keys Settings in Windows 10

Windows 10 inherits a useful feature from previous versions of the OS. It is called Sticky Keys. When enabled, it will allow you to press and release a modifier key (Shift, Ctrl, or Alt) and then press the next key in the shortcut sequence instead of holding it.

Turn On or Off Sticky Keys in Windows 10

Turn On or Off Sticky Keys in Windows 10

Windows 10 inherits a useful feature from previous versions of the OS. It is called Sticky Keys. When enabled, it will allow you to press and release a modifier key (Shift, Ctrl, or Alt) and then press the next key in the shortcut sequence instead of holding it.

Play a Sound for Caps Lock and Num Lock in Windows 10

Play a Sound for Caps Lock and Num Lock in Windows 10

Windows 10 inherits a useful feature from previous versions of the OS. It is called Toggle Keys. When enabled, it will allow you to hear a sound when you press Caps Lock, Num Lock, or Scroll Lock on the keyboard.

Enable Visual Alerts for Notifications in Windows 10 (Sound Sentry)

Enable Visual Alerts for Notifications in Windows 10 (Sound Sentry)

Visual Alerts, also known as 'Sound Sentry', is a special feature which provides visual notifications for sounds. For instance, when an notification sound plays, there will also be a visual alert displayed. The user can enable and customize visual alerts in Windows 10.

Disable High Contrast Keyboard Shortcut in Windows 10

Disable High Contrast Keyboard Shortcut in Windows 10

Windows comes with a number of themes that provide high contrast mode.  They are useful when it is hard to read text on the screen because you need more color contrast. Also, high contrast mode can be enabled or disabled with a keyboard shortcut.

How to Enable High Contrast Mode in Windows 10

How to Enable High Contrast Mode in Windows 10

Windows comes with a number of themes that provide high contrast mode.  They are useful when it is hard to read text on the screen because you need more color contrast. Also, high contrast mode is useful for users with visual impairment. Let's see how to enable high contrast mode in Windows 10.

Customize Closed Captions in Windows 10

Customize Closed Captions in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 version 1803, code name "Redstone 4", you can change the options for the "Closed captions" feature. Closed captions in Windows 10 will allow reading the words spoken in a video, TV show, or a movie. The feature has a number of options you can customize.