Keyboard and mouse can be disabled in windows to favor other input devices like Touch screen in some scenarios. Ex: In a railway inquiry kiosk touch screen is available and to prevent an unauthorized person from connecting keyboard/mouse it can be disabled. Find steps below to disable them.
- Open Registry
- Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services
- Move to key ‘Kbdclass’ for keyboard & ‘Mouclass’ for Mouse
- Set the value of “Start” to 4 to disable the keyboard / Mouse
- Close Registry