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Even the best keyboards can be finicky devices, leading many people become concerned when their keyboard beeps when typing. While there are many reasons for this happening, most have simple solutions. So keep reading, and we’ll explain what causes this and how to make it disappear.
Our coverage of keyboard troubleshooting doesn’t stop here. We have plenty of tech articles explaining things such as what to do when your keyboard is typing backward and how to unlock your keyboard.
Whenever you update or reinstall a keyboard driver, you will likely lose any preprogrammed key shortcuts and customized keyboard settings.
As stated above, a keyboard beeping sound can indicate several things. However, it usually represents a software issue that is easily fixed. Such software solutions are why it’s helpful to know to do things like how to update a keyboard driver when your keyboard stops working randomly.
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The keyboard’s driver communicates the hardware’s mechanical function to the computer’s operating system. Like other software components, it needs to be updated. You can easily do this for Windows and Apple computers by going to the control panel and accessing the device manager. There, you can check for driver updates or uninstall and reinstall the driver software.
Another common reason for a beeping keyboard is that some of your settings are causing issues. One of the most common problems is having the wrong time and date. Check to ensure that the time and date on your keyboard are correct by entering the keyboard’s BIOS settings. Remember that entering the BIOS settings requires you to restart your computer and click on the page during the first few seconds as your computer is powering on.
For Windows users, another thing you can do is to turn off the sticky keys, toggle keys, and filter keys. To do this, you must go into your computer’s accessibility settings and click on the keyboard. From there, you can toggle the settings off.
STAT: To turn off sticky keys for a Windows computer, press the shift key five times. (source)