Public Service Announcement: How to disable your bastard useless bloody “Insert” Key

  1. Open up your Microsoft Word and click on the “Tools” menu. Choose “Customize” from the drop-down list. This will open the Customize window.
  2. Select “Options” from the top tabs and hit the “Keyboard” button on the bottom of the window.
  3. Scroll through the Categories list until you come to “All Commands” and highlight it. Move over to the Commands list and select “Overtype“.
  4. Click on the word “Insert” under the Current keys box and select “Normal” in the “Save Changes In” box. Hit the “Remove” button on the bottom of the window.
  5. Choose the “Close” button on the Customize Keyboard and the Customize windows. Your have now disabled the Insert key from anything which uses Word as text editor.
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