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Free Virtual Keyboard

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/17/2017.

Free Virtual Keyboard works on any Windows based UMPC with a passive touchscreen (Ultra-mobile PC, Tablet PC and Panel PC). If you spend a lot of time responding to e-mail or jotting down notes on your mobile computer and find your hardware keyboard awkward or too small, a screen software keyboard may be just the improvement you've been seeking. This handy keyboard has keys large enough to be typed with the fingertips.

Features

  • Change size, color and transparency of keyboard on the computer screen
  • Auto-repeat function
  • Run it from portable USB flash drive
  • Supports Microsoft Windows ® 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

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To install Free Virtual Keyboard, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install free-virtual-keyboard

To upgrade Free Virtual Keyboard, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade free-virtual-keyboard

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'free-virtual-keyboard'
      fileType               = 'exe'
      url                    = 'http://freevirtualkeyboard.com/FreeVKSetup.exe'
      checksum               = 'f5425f3d2ff11e8a0b98fc5fa652802a6e60b8c6361aa562002ea213d86d8aef'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'Free Virtual Keyboard *'
    }
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
    $packageName = $packageArgs.packageName
    $installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation 'FreeVK'
    if ($installLocation)  {
        Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"
        Register-Application "$installLocation\freevk.exe" vk
        Write-Host "$packageName registered as vk"
    } else { Write-Warning "Can't find $packageName install location" }
    
    # Installer will start the process after installation, kill it
    ps freevk -ea 0 | kill
    
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Comfort Software Group

Copyright

Comfort Software Group. All rights reserved.

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Free Virtual Keyboard 2.7.3.0 467 Thursday, May 16, 2013  

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