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Most Wanted and Popular Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets for Real Geeks. Make your desktop come alive.


      Keyboard Monitor      

Keyboard Monitor is a free desktop gadget that displays live keystroke statistics in a sidebar on Windows desktop. It's a handy and lightweight app that enable users to track the total number of keystrokes they make during an entire Windows session or during successive logins. Keyboard Monitor shows useful keyboard statistics, including the total number of keystrokes, current keystrokes per second, maximum keystrokes per second, and average keystrokes per second.

Get Real-Time Keystroke Statistics on your System with Keyboard Monitor:

Once you launch keyboard monitor, a counter will begin that displays live number of key-presses made on your system, along with additional keystroke speed information

So basically, you will will be able to view the total number of keystrokes made so far, the current keystrokes per second, maximum keystrokes per second, and average keystrokes per second.

The app contains a "Play/Pause" button at the center that allows you to play or pause the counter if required. Apart from that if you make a double-click anywhere on the gadget's interface, it will open the "Keyboard Properties" window and lets you directly customize keyboard properties (like character repeat settings or cursor blink rate) from there - another useful feature of keyboard monitoring tool.

Keyboard Monitor shows a side handle on mouse hover that lets you close the gadget, or move it anywhere on the desktop screen. There's also a "Settings" button that opens the Settings window which shows other customization options. These include options to change the gadget size, remember or reset counters, save or reload counters, hide gadget title or copyright information, and customization options to change colors and keyboard image on the gadget's interface.

Key Features of Keyboard Monitor:

  • Free desktop gadget to view keystroke statistics.
  • Displays real-time count of keystrokes made so far.
  • Displays current, maximum, and average keystroke rate (keystrokes per second).
  • Ability to Play/Pause count.
  • Remember or Reset counters.
  • Save or load counters.
  • Opens Keyboard properties window on double click.
  • Gadget can be resized and moved anywhere on screen.
  • Customizable color options to display information.
  • Option to show hide copyright information.
  • Restore default settings with one click.
  • Lightweight and handy.
Note: Keyboard Monitor doesn't run under a 64 bit sidebar. To change the autorun, 64 bit sidebar to 32 bit sidebar, you must manual edit the following Registry Key: \\HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SideBar
Change the key to this: %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
usually it is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun)
(The only addition is loading sidebar.exe from c:\program files (x86)\ instead of c:\program files\)
Or you may do it using my gadget. Get it here.

  • Gadget end
  • Sidebar end
  • Delete folder gadget
  • Sidebar start
  • New version install

Keyboard Monitor

Keyboard Monitor

Special features
  • Added new pause/continue button ().
  • Double click on background show Keyboard properties

 Release history


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