AAC Keys is a keyboard and mouse emulation program for Microsoft Windows-based computers.
AAC Keys receives commands through your computer's serial port and translates them into keystrokes and mouse moves, giving you full control of your computer from another device. AAC Keys implements the common GIDIE commands.
AAC Keys has been designed to work with Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4, and Windows 2000 operating systems.
You can download AAC Keys free of charge. If you find it useful please consider a donation to The AAC Institute. However, this is not required.
Download the program by holding SHIFT while clicking on the link above and saving the program.
Move (or save) the program file into the directory you want to keep it in. Suggested locations are "C:\Program Files" or "C:\Windows". However, you may choose another location if you wish.
Double-click on the AAC Keys program icon. The first time you run AAC Keys, a help file is saved to your drive in the same folder the program file is located. AAC Keys then starts your web browser and loads this file. This help file includes basic instructions for getting up and running as well as some common troubleshooting tips.
AAC Keys is a free unsupported program. It has been designed and tested to be easy to use and to work with many types of computers and operating systems.
If you have trouble getting AAC Keys to work, and the troubleshooting tips in the help file do not resolve the situation, your best chance of obtaining help is through a local computer resource person.