Enable On-Screen Keyboard in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Ash0hley, Eng, Jen M

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    The first one is to go to control panel
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    To go there: we need to click the "Start Menu" button on the lower left corner of the screen.
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    Then click "Control Panel"
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    Once the control panel window opens, we need to go to "Ease of Access"
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    Click it once.
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    In this section, click "Ease of Access Center"
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    In the quick access tools, we'll see there is an option for "Start On-Screen Keyboard"
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    That is exactly the button we need to press.
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    Press it once, and the keyboard will open
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    We can now close both of these Windows
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    Another way to enable the onscreen keyboard, is to press on the "Start Menu" button, and highlight "All programs"
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    When the program list opens, look for "Accessories"
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    Then go to "Ease of Access"
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    Click it once, and "On-Screen Keyboard" will be shown in there
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    Click it, and the keyboard will open.
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    Now we can use this onscreen keyboard instead of the extra keyboard
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to enable the On-screen Keyboard on Windows 7 computers
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    Thanks for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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