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I am in the process of remapping some keys on my Windows 7 keyboard.

I have done the following (in a .reg file):

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,1d,00,3a,00,00,00,00,00 

I am interested in being able to remap other keys. However, I am having a heck of a time finding the specific scan codes to do this.

Is there a listing of these scan codes somewhere? I've spent a fair bit of time trying to find information and other than the caps/control I cannot seem to find them. I would like a listing of all scan codes - in a format which makes sense for remapping.

The specific keys I am interested in are:

  • Menu button (wtf windows)
  • windows key
  • alt
  • shift
  • function
  • insert
  • pause
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Does this Microsoft link help you further? – nixda Feb 13 '13 at 18:03
@nixda I've seen that but it does not provide the actual scan codes to use (as best I can tell) – enderland Feb 13 '13 at 18:08
Mind that in my Windows 7 64 bit Pro, [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout] is empty, no Scancode key there. – user274594 Nov 16 '13 at 13:08

If you want to do it the easy way, you can simply use SharpKeys, KeyTweak or similar utilities.

If you're simply after scancodes, the same programs should be able to help:



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