Windows key is the key, found on the keyboards that are compatible with Microsoft Windows. It has Windows logo on it and is located adjacent to Alt key. Windows key is used to open start menu on Windows 10 PC.
It also allows you to perform some of the common tasks when it is used with the combination of other keys. In this blog post, we are going to let you know, how you can disable Windows key in Windows 10, if you no longer want to use it. You can also enable Windows key on your Windows 10 computer whenever required.
How to Disable Windows Key in Windows 10
Step 1: Download the zip folder by clicking on the below-given button, extract reg file and keep it on the desktop so that you can access it easily.
Step 2: Double click on the reg file and hit Run button.
Step 3: When prompted by UAC, click Yes. Now the confirmation message will appear on the screen, click Yes to disable Windows key.
Step 4: On the completion of the process, the message will appear indicating the successful addition of keys and values to registry editor (see screenshot).
How to Enable Windows Key in Windows 10
Step 1: Download the zip folder by clicking on the below – given button, extract the reg file and keep it on the desktop so that you can access it easily.
Step 2: To enable Windows key on your Windows 10 PC, follow the above-explained Step 2 to Step 4 (performed while disabling the Windows key).
Standard Warning: It is recommended not to play with Windows Registry Editor unless or until you are aware of basics of this complex structure. Windows Registry contains all the default settings of the Computer system, so misusing Registry may corrupt your Windows and make your PC unstable. So we don’t suggest a fresher to use Registry editor. If you have some knowledge and stick to our instructions then there would be no problem but still, we recommend you to take Windows Registry backup as well as the data of your PC before starting to use this trick.
In case you find any problem when you try to enable or disable Win key on your PC, let us know via comments. We shall assist you to resolve the issues.