To turn on StickyKeys

StickyKeys is designed for people who have difficulty holding down two or more keys simultaneously. When a shortcut requires a key combination, such as CTRL+P, StickyKeys will enable you to press a modifier key (CTRL, ALT, or SHIFT), or the Windows logo key (), and have it remain active until another key is pressed.


Open Accessibility Options.


On the Keyboard tab, under StickyKeys, select the Use StickyKeys check box.

To turn off StickyKeys, clear the Use StickyKeys check box.


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

If the Use shortcut check box in the Settings for StickyKeys dialog box is selected, you can turn StickyKeys on or off by pressing the SHIFT key five times.

For more information on changing StickyKeys options, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

On-Screen Keyboard overview

Accessibility Wizard

Control Panel accessibility options

Turn on ToggleKeys

Turn on FilterKeys

Change StickyKeys options

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