I looked some more and found that you can change you're keyboard to U.S. International keyboard. If you did this you can type special character like this:
Change you're keyboard to U.S. International keyboard now you can type special characters like:
á = ' + a
é = ' + e
í = ' + i
ó = ' + o
ú = ' + u
ñ = ~ + n
ü = " + u
I got this from: Typing Spanish Written Accents
Be alert that windows is difficult in changing the keyboard. curtain key combinations changes the keyboard again. Very very annoying. But now you can type special character anywhere in windows.
to beable to still write a single qoute ' or a double qoute " type (' space) or (" space).