Control Panel accessibility options

Use Accessibility Options in Control Panel to customize the way your keyboard, display, or mouse functions. Many of these features are useful to people without disabilities.

The accessibility tools available in Accessibility Options in Control Panel perform various functions.

StickyKeys enables simultaneous keystrokes while pressing one key at a time.

FilterKeys adjusts the response of your keyboard.

ToggleKeys emits sounds when certain locking keys are pressed.

SoundSentry provides visual warnings for system sounds.

ShowSounds instructs programs to display captions for program speech and sounds.

High Contrast improves screen contrast with alternative colors and font sizes.

MouseKeys enables the keyboard to perform mouse functions.

SerialKeys allows the use of alternative input devices instead of a keyboard and mouse.


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

For information on other accessibility options, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

On-Screen Keyboard overview

Turn on High Contrast

Change Serial Keys options

Turn on MouseKeys

Turn on ToggleKeys

Turn on FilterKeys

Turn on StickyKeys

Turn on SoundSentry

Turn on ShowSounds

Accessibility Wizard

Accessibility Options overview

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