How do I... Turn off overtype with the Insert key in Word permanently?
Source: Mark W. Kaelin
Just about any application you use on a regular basis is going to have small annoyances that you want to go away. Microsoft Word is certainly not exempt from those annoying quirks. One of the most common complaints from users comes from the inadvertent click of the Insert key, which toggles Word into overtype mode. This TechRepublic How do I... explains two ways you can permanently turn off that annoying Insert key functionality and goes on to suggest a compromise that in the long term will likely be the best solution.
This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic How do I... blog.