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I'd like to change the application which runs when I hit the Windows logo-F key from the default desktop search, to a different application, and I'd like to do it within the registry, not with an additional application running in the background.

I've been searching on this subject for a while now. I've found AutoHotKey but it operates by running in the background. What I'm looking for is a registry setting that will allow me to change Win-F to run a different application.



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What makes you think it is the registry, and not hard coded in explorer.exe or something? – Zoredache Feb 12 '13 at 22:28
Actually, I don't know it for a fact. I'm hoping that's the case (and isn't hardcoded). Considering that every other little granular detail is an option in the Registry, I'm hoping that's the case with the Windows logo key mappings as well. – Jeff Feb 13 '13 at 0:08

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