Keyboard Input is Not Working in Windows 10 Login Screen

Problem:

You are trying to sign in with your Microsoft credentials but you are unable to type in the log in screen box.

Cause:

This happens if Ctfmon is not running in the background.

What does Ctfmon do?

It controls Alternative User Input and the Office Language bar. It controls speech recognition, handwriting, language input.

Resolution:

Press Win+R keys to open Run menu.

In the dialog box of Run menu copy-paste the following:

C:\Windows\System32\ctfmon.exe 

Finally press the Enter key.

Advertisements