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How to Disable Narrator Shortcut Key in Windows 10

Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. by default, users can start or exit Narrator app by pressing the Windows + Enter (or Windows + Ctrl + Enter in Windows 10 Creator Update) hotkey. This guide describes how to disable Narrator shortcut key for all users in Windows 10/8/7.

How to Disable Narrator Shortcut Key via Registry Editor

You can easily disable Narrator shortcut key by modifying the DWORD value in the registry key.

Step 1: Open Registry Editor.

Type regedit into Search box in taskbar, then press Enter.

Open Registry Editor

Step 2: When the Registry Editor opens, head to the following key:


Double-click the WinEnterLaunchEnabled value in the right pane.

Disable Win+Enter launch Narrator

Step 3: When the Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value dialog box opens, change its Value data as 0, then click OK.

Disable Narrator shortcut key

If you want re-enable launch Narrator using shortcut key, change its value data back as 1.