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Why Is My Keyboard Not Typing And Making A Noise?

  • Aryan 
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Why Does My Keyboard Make A Clicking Noise?

If your keyboard makes a clicking noise but isn’t typing anything, there are several possibilities. First, try turning off the sticky keys and filter keys settings. You’ll find these options under the control panel and windows settings.

You may have disabled the sticky keys or filter key settings. To enable these settings, open the control panel and select the ‘Windows option. Then scroll down to the ‘Settings’ section and look for ‘Keyboard’. Under ‘Sticky Keys’, toggle off the setting ‘Enable Sticky Keys’. Similarly, under ‘Filter Keys’, toggle off the ‘Show Filters’ setting.

Disable Sticky and Filter keys

There are two settings in the windows settings panel that may be causing problems with your keyboard. One setting allows you to keep certain keys pressed down after you press another key. Another setting lets you filter out specific types of characters. Both of these settings can cause issues with your keyboard.

To fix this issue, simply toggle the sticky keys and filter keys options to turn them off. You’ll notice that your keyboard works perfectly once you’ve disabled these settings.

  1. Press Win+I to open the Windows Settings.
  2. Switch to the Accessibility tab.
  3. Click on the Keyboard menu on the right side.
  4. Toggle the Sticky keys and Filter keys buttons to turn them off.

Make the keyboard easier to use

If you’ve ever had trouble typing on your computer, then you’ll probably recognize this problem. Sometimes, your keyboard makes a noise that sounds like it’s stuck. Or sometimes, it doesn’t work at all. These issues happen because of sticky keys and filter keys.

Sticky keys and filter keys are two types of keyboard shortcuts that let you customize your keyboard. By default, most keyboard settings come with these two options turned on. However, you may find yourself unable to type properly after turning on these options.

To fix this problem, simply open the Control Panel and navigate to the Ease of Access center. Click on the Make the keyboard Easier to Use option. Next, uncheck all the boxes under the Make the keyboard easier section. Finally, click the OK button. Furthermore, Then, turn off the Sticky Keys and Filter Keys.

How to Turn Off Sticky Keys and Filter Keys in Mac OS X

Open System Preferences from the Apple menu. Scroll down until you see Sticky Keys and Filter keys. Uncheck them. You can also uncheck Show Keyboard Shortcuts, which will hide all keyboard shortcuts except for those that are assigned to a specific app or program.

Run Keyboard Troubleshooter

You can run the Keyboard Troubleshooting Guide directly from the Start Menu. Just click on the icon labeled “System”, then scroll down until you reach the section titled “Troubleshoot”. There, you’ll find the Keyboard Troubleshooters listed under the heading “Other troubleshooters”.

To run the in-built Keyboard Troubleshooter, simply press Win+I to open up the Windows Settings Panel. Scroll down until you find the Keyboard Troubleshooting Tool. Click on the Run button to start the process.

Reinstall keyboard driver

Sometimes, your keyboard won’t work properly. There are several reasons why this may happen. First, you may have accidentally uninstalled the correct driver. Second, you may have damaged the keyboard itself. Third, there may be a problem with your motherboard.

To fix any of these issues, you’ll need to reinstall the keyboard driver. If you’ve already done this, try restarting your computer. If that doesn’t work, you can download the latest version of the driver here.

Sometimes, the older version does not cooperate with the device and ends up making annoying issues, to avoid all these scenarios, set a set of automatic update drivers in the menu bar by writing the same there.

Why is my keyboard beeping and not typing?

If your keyboard beeps and you have checked the keyboard setting and the keyboard hardware issues and still you hear the clicking sound of the keyboard key then there could be numerous reasons for that issues a noise and not working properly. Some common causes include:

A faulty driver – In the control panel window, you get to see the prominent options to open the relevant window. 

Corrupted files


Battery problems

Faulty hardware

You should start by checking if there is a power outage. If there isn’t, then you’ll need to troubleshoot the issue further. You can try restarting your PC, updating drivers, reinstalling software, installing updates, and repairing registry errors.


Aryan Benedict

I'm Aryan, welcome to my profile and website My aim is to answer all your tech and gadget related questions in one, easy-to-navigate, website. I love technology and a lot of my interest lies in gadgets of today. There are many common questions I am constantly asked about various products - hence the birth of Tech Loved. My awesome team and I will answer all the questions you may have (well maybe not all, but hey, we try! :) )

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