Keyboard Test Utility
Keyboard Test Utility is a reliable and easy to use piece of software whose main function is to help you discover if your keyboard is performing its job dutifully.
The program is fairly simple to handle, without even requiring an installation process. All you have to do in order to use it is to double click the EXE file and within moments, you will be able to work with it in verifying your keyboard's health status.
In order to begin testing your keyboard, is need to press the keys you think you are having problems with. Keyboard Test Utility displays a virtual keyboard that reports which button is being used in a yellow color, maintaining a history of all the previously touched keys by featuring them in a different shade. To remove their records from the main window, you can press the 'Reset' button and the tool will start all over.
When you press a certain key, the application displays the equivalent Virtual Key Code, which represent the proper keyboard values of non-alphanumerical keys. Your operating system contains a specific set of constants used for each key and they are defined in the Windows unit. Their listing can be easily found online, so as to compare them to the values provided to you by Keyboard Test Utility. Moreover, the program also offers the keyboard Scancodes, which consist of a number or sequence of numbers meant to translate to the computer which button has been pushed allowing it to render it accordingly.
To conclude, Keyboard Test Utility is a useful and reliable tool that can successfully assist you in estimating the health of your computer device, requiring very little effort on your part and enabling you to quickly figure out if there is a problem.