Keyboard - Re-assigning of a key

December 2016

The keyboard is a hardware part of your computer system which contains a panel of keys that operates a computer. The Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit introduced by Microsoft Corporation, has a set of tools which helps troubleshooting operating system issues. This tool has an application called Remapkey which is a program included in the installation of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit. This application is used to reassign hardware keyboard keys, in case they are not functioning properly. When you find the Remapkey application, open it and you will find two virtual keyboards. Drag the key you want from the base keyboard to the remapped keyboard and save the changes. Reboot your system to apply the changes.

If one of your keyboard keys is not working properly and you need to use it, you can reassign keys by downloading the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit.

In this kit there is a file called remapkey.exe, which can assign keys to perform other functions.

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