This page provides an introduction to keyboard scan codes and explains how escaped scan codes work.
Windows 2000 and Windows XP include a new Scan Code Mapper, which provides a method that allows for mapping of keyboard scan codes without having to go through the “tedious process” of writing a kernel-level filter driver that can sometimes lead to severe problems if errors exist in the driver.
- Keyboard Scan Codes and Windows
- Scancode Mapper is a GUI tool for setting the Scan Code Mapper for Windows Registry settings for Win2K+.
- Ctrl2cap is a kernel-mode device driver that filters the system’s keyboard class driver in order to convert caps-lock characters into control characters. Source code is provided.
- The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator allows users to create or modify keyboard layouts.