To adjust the key repeat rate

1.

Open Keyboard in Control Panel.

2.

On the Speed tab, make changes as follows:

To adjust the amount of time that elapses before characters repeat when you hold down a key, drag the Repeat delay slider.

To adjust how quickly characters repeat when you hold down a key, drag the Repeat rate slider.

Note

To open Keyboard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Keyboard

Related Topics

Keyboard overview

Accessibility Wizard

Control Panel accessibility options

Adjust the cursor blink rate



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