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If your keyboard responds too slowly, or even too quickly, it can turn the simplest of typing tasks into a misery. Fortunately, it’s easy to adjust the response speed of your keyboard.
When you’re tapping away at a keyboard you’d hope to see the words on your screen appearing at a steady speed. But it’s not uncommon for keyboard response times to lag behind the typing skills of faster writers, or to outpace those needing more time to adjust to learning a new keyboard.
How to change your keyboard speed
Search the word keyboard in the Start Menu search box, then click on Keyboard (Windows 10) or Keyboard Properties (Windows 7).
Both will open the Keyboard Properties window. Here, you will find values for Repeat delay and Repeat wait. If your keyboard is too fast, modify these to long and slow. If it’s too quick, modify these towards short and fast.