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Typing Meter - Customer Support


Compatible operating system

You can install this software if your operating system is Windows XP; 2003, 2008, Vista, 7 or 8.

How to install

When you download, you get a popup window asking you whether you wish to save the program to disk or run it from the current location, select Run and click on 'OK'. You will need admin rights to complete the setup.



Typing Meter Today Window

Q:I cannot see the Typing Meter window on the screen.

A: Please click taskbar icon Typing Meter to make it appear if its minimized.

Q:Why Typing Meter displays (waiting) text

A: It takes a moment before meter starts to measure your typing skills. The first word is always ignored.

Q: Is the Typing Meter secure to use?

Please read the Security information section



Custom Training based on analysis

Since the Meter monitors your actions on the keyboard (for example the fluency of your typing, the number of errors and corrections you make), you can write in any language of your choice and the program will still detect your problems areas.



How to take a Typing Test and print a certificate

On the Typing Test screen, under section 1, is an extensive range of test texts which have been included. Select any to take a test. Next, in section 2, select the Duration, a typical typing test is at least 5 minutes long. Lastly click on the' Start Test' button to begin.

Once you have completed a test it will appear in the Complete Tests list. This contains all tests. Here select a test and then an option to the right to view results or a certificate. Both these can be printed out (unless printing is disabled by the network administrator).



Typing Games

Bubbles- In this game you have to pop the bubbles before they reach the surface. To pop a bubble, press the character that's inside the bubble. Each pop gives you points. If you press the wrong key, points will be taken away.

Clouds - In clouds, you will see a blue sky with clouds rolling by. Some of the clouds will turn sunny and a word will appear under them. On the other hand some clouds will turn dark and stormy. You can catch both types of clouds by typing the word under the cloud.

Wordtris - You have to type the words in a beam and catch it by pressing the Space bar before it hits the bottom.




Automatic Updates

If you get an update available message during a startup screen, and click to download, a window will appear asking you whether you wish to save the program to disk or run it from the current location, select Run and click on 'OK'.

How to Uninstall - Use Add/Remove

You can uninstall this software from Windows Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs section.

How to Delete Personal Data (one or more users)

You need to start a tool named C:\Program Files\TypingMeter\typingtrainer.exe in order to see the complete list of all TypingMeter users. From this user list, please click once the user name that you want to delete and then click DELETE USER button from the bottom of screen.

Other questions or problems?