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SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. It was originally developed in C# using .NET v2 but has been updated to support .NET 4.0 Client Profile

To install SharpKeys, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install sharpkeys

To upgrade SharpKeys, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade sharpkeys


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'sharpkeys'
    $url         = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = 'sharpkeys'
        fileType       = 'msi'
        url            = $url
        silentArgs     = '/qn'
        validExitCodes = @(0)
        softwareName   = 'SharpKeys'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Randy


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
SharpKeys 3.5.0 8781 Wednesday, June 25, 2014 approved
sharpkeys 3.0 796 Tuesday, August 23, 2011  

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