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KeyboardDelay

HKCU\Control Panel\Keyboard

Data type

Range

Default value

REG_SZ

0–3

1

Description

Determines how long after a key is pressed and held down that the character begins to repeat. The values 0 (shortest delay; approximately 250 milliseconds) and 3 (longest delay; approximately 1 second) correspond to the four increments on the Repeat delay scale in Keyboard in Control Panel.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, use the Keyboard Properties box. Repeat delay is in the Character repeat box on the Speed tab.

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