Slow keyboard response is a common issue and can happen with anyone, anytime while they are working on their Windows 10 PC. Many times you may experience, that what you type on your keyboard takes ages to appear on the Windows 10 PC screen. This can be frustrating.
However, there are quite a few methods by which you can fix this issue and get back to typing in the normal speed. Let’s see how.
Method 1: How to Fix Keyboard Input Lag in Windows 10 via Settings App
Step 1: Click on the Start button on your desktop > click Settings > located above the Power option.
Step 2: In the Settings window > Ease of Access option.
Step 3:Next, click on the Keyboard option on the left side > on the right side of the pane, scroll down to find Use Filter Keys section > turn off.
This step should resolve your keyboard input lag issue. If the problem still persists, try Method 2.
Method 2: How to Fix Keyboard Input Lag in Windows 10 via Keyboard Properties
Step 1: Press the Windows key + R together on your keyboard > Run command > type control keyboard in the run box > Enter.
Step 2: In the Keyboard Properties > Speed tab > Character Repeat > Repeat Rate > move the slider to the to max (Fast). Click on Apply > OK.
This method should fix the keyboard working very slow in your Windows 10 PC.
Method 3: How to Fix Keyboard Input Lag in Windows 10 Command Prompt
Step 1: Press the Windows key + X together on your keyboard > Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2: In the Command Prompt window, execute the below command and hit Enter:
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Now, reboot your PC and your keyboard should be working fine. If even this doesn’t work, move onto Method 4.
Method 4: How to Fix Keyboard Input Lag in Windows 10 via Troubleshooter
Step 1: Click on the Start button > type Troubleshooter in the search box > Troubleshoot Settings.
Step 2: Next, Update & Security > Troubleshoot on the left side > on the right side of the pane, scroll down > Find and fix other problems > keyboard.
Step 3: Click on the Run the troubleshooter button under the Keyboard option. It will run the troubleshooter. If any problem found, follow the instructions to troubleshoot the issue.
This should fix the keyboard issue, but if it doesn’t, try Method 5.
Method 5: How to Fix Keyboard Input Lag in Windows 10 via Device Manager
Step 1: Press the Windows key + X together on your keyboard > Device Manager from the context menu.
Step 2: In the Device Manager > Keyboard > click to expand. Right-click on the HID Keyboard device > Update driver.
If any update available, it will update the driver automatically. Once completed, close and exit. Reboot your PC and the keyboard should be working fine now.