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How to disable or change the Windows+S hotkey in OneNote

OneNote hijacked the Windows+N key on my System and I can't find a way to tell it to use another hotkey, say Windows+t

Windows+N has been used to start 4Nt (now TCMD) on my system for ages and I'd like it to stay that way…

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marked as duplicate by Karan, Simon Sheehan, 8088, Dennis, TFM Jan 1 '13 at 18:29

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@kinokijuf You could argue that OneNote is also in violation, as it's not an OS tool but part of Office – Graham Wager Jan 1 '13 at 16:08
@GrahamWager Of course, as Raymond pointed out in that blog. It’s just your standard anticompetitive stuff. – kinokijuf Jan 1 '13 at 16:27
@kinokijuf: Actually 4NT violates nothing ... I'd set the hotkey in Winkey ( ) and OneNote overrode it. I suspect Winkey is too old) ... Autohotkey (see Lamb's answer below) however works/cooperates corectly with the OS. – lexu Jan 2 '13 at 15:40
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There are many ways to do this:

  1. One way is to kill the OneNote Launcher, (it sits in the taskbar and listen to the HotKey) or you can remove it from the running at Startup. (Press Win+r and type msconfig and go to Startup tab)

  2. Using AutoHotkey, you can get back your Hotkey to do anything of your choice by placing the path to the desired program:

    #n::Run <Path to the executable>
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Thanks @Lamb, AutoHotkey works .. unlike WinKey it is not overriden by OneNote. I assume WinKey doesn't know/use the latest API. – lexu Jan 6 '13 at 10:36

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