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Is it possible to make a keyboard shortcut in Windows without CTRL + ALT? I want one where pressing keypad 5 would execute a program on my computer.

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  1. Right-click a shortcut to the program you want to make the keyboard shortcut to.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. Next to Shortcut key:, type 5 (from the number pad).
    • Note: Num Lock may need to be on.
  4. Click OK or Apply.

Shortcut properties

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That's odd. When I do it on my computer, it automatically fills in Ctrl + Alt. So can you show us a screen capture of your solution which doesn't include these two keys? – user3463 Nov 25 '11 at 22:16
@Randolph, I can confirm @wizlog's answer. It works if Num Lock is on. – iglvzx Nov 27 '11 at 0:17
@iglvzx Thank you. – wizlog Nov 27 '11 at 0:20
@RandolphWest I updated my answer to include a picture. – wizlog Nov 27 '11 at 0:21
Thanks. Upvoted! – user3463 Nov 27 '11 at 1:40

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