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In IntelliJ, the key combo CTRL + SHIFT + N is supposed to open the 'Go to file' dialog. Pushing these keys instead opens up a new incognito window in Chrome.

Even when Chrome is not running, and no matter which program I am currently in, CTRL + SHIFT + N always opens a new incognito Chrome window.

Anyone have any idea what's happening here? I'm running the Chrome beta channel (current version 16.0.912.63 beta-m) on Windows 7.

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Does the same behavior occur with actual Chrome releases? Is there a Chrome-related helper process in the process list of Task Manager? – Daniel Beck Dec 8 '11 at 8:51

If you download the free version of Hotkey Commander from you should be able to see what program is handling this key.

If you can't stop the program that registers it, then the non-free version should allow you to disable or change the hotkey, but I have not actually tested that feature.

I'm using Chrome version 17.0.963.0 dev-m in Windows7 and Ctrl+Shift+N is not registered as a hotkey and hence just works inside Chrome.

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The problem, at least for me, was a short-key set in ClipX for navigate. I have no idea how that was set. Just check ClipX configuration -> Hotkeys and set None on navigate. Hope t

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