To turn on Serial Keys

Serial Keys is designed for people who have difficulty using the computer's standard keyboard or mouse. Serial Keys provides support so that alternative input devices, such as single switch or puff and sip devices, can be plugged into the computer's serial port.

1.

Open Accessibility Options 

2.

On the General tab, under SerialKey devices, select Use Serial Keys.

To turn off Serial Keys, clear the Use Serial Keys check box.

 Important

To use Serial Keys, Fast User Switching must be turned off. (Fast User Switching is only available on Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional when it is not joined to a domain)

For information about turning off Fast User Switching, click Related Topics.

Note

To open Accessibility Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Accessibility Options

For more information about changing Serial Keys options, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Turn Fast User Switching on or off

Turn Fast User Switching on or off

Fast User Switching

On-Screen Keyboard overview

Accessibility Wizard

Control Panel accessibility options

Turn on ToggleKeys

Turn on FilterKeys

Change Serial Keys options



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