Why is the standard keyboard in this order?

Answer W o u l d - y o u - l i k e - to - t y p e - in - a - m o r e - d i f f i c u l t - w a y ?The QWERTY keyboard was made to be easier to type, all the uncommon letters (like Z and X) are barely used... Read More »

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Why are keyboard letters set up in this random order?

The QWERTY design was patented by Christopher Sholes in 1867 and sold to Remington in 1873, when it first appeared in typewriters.The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the 1860s by ... Read More »

I know this sounds stupid but why are the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

The current keyboard layout, called the QWERTY, was developed over a hundred years ago by typewriter inventer C. L. Sholes. It was chosen over the obvious alphabetical order because the old mechani... Read More »

Why are the letters on ur keyboard not in alpahbetical order why that particular order?

The 'QWERTY' keyboard originates from old typewriter keyboards. To avoid the most popular keys hitting each other as they printed onto the paper, the popular ones were kept apart.This cut down on t... Read More »

If I push this "pause/break" button on my keyboard, will my keyboard become dormant ?

Nope.When your computer is booting up during POST if you push the button it will basically pause the system.