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For Windows: Use On Screen Keyboard (enter OSK in Start/Run). Use Numpad Emulator which will take less space on screen. Use Character Map (enter charmap in Start/Run). For linux: Character Map for linux (Character Map in linux?) There may be alternatives available for OSK and Numpad emulator for linux too. You can search for them.


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The option for Office is found in Word, menu File > Options > Proofing, click the button "AutoCorrect Options…", go to tab "AutoFormat As You Type". The option name is "Straight quotes" with “smart quotes".


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The problem is probably hardware. It's possible to disable this key, but this will cause some difficulties with useful key-combinations that use it. To disable the Win key: Run regedit Navigate to this key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer Right-click on an empty spot on the right "New | DWORD (32-bit) Value&...


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If you are using a bluetooth / wireless mouse and keyboard, try using a wired mouse and keyboard to see if that eliminates the problem. If you are using a serial attached keyboard, try with a USB keyboard, and vice versa. If the issue occurs no matter the type of mouse / keyboard attached, try using Spy++ (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/...


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In addition to the accepted solution you should also save language for every application (when you switch between apps your language should also change). Language preferences > Spelling, typing & keyboard settings (under "Related settings") > Advanced keyboard settings (under "More keyboard settings"). Set a checkbox "Let ...


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