I have remapped Caps Lock to Backspace in Windows 8 using SharpKeys on my Macbook Air, but there is a noticeable delay that prevents me from quickly pressing the key to backspace. The Delete has no such delay.

I have installed the Boot Camp Windows Support software.

Apparently this is a hardware limitation to prevent people from hitting Caps Lock, but OS X can get around it.

How can I prevent this delay on Windows 8?


This has been asked on StackOverflow and SuperUser as well as here. Here's a link to the Ask Different answer that points you to other possible solutions.

How to remove caps lock delay on Apple MacBook Pro aluminum keyboard

The easiest solution would be to use a third party keyboard, although that can have its own disadvantages.

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