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I have Chrome 37 installed as my main browser. Recently I needed to test a design in a new, Chromium based Opera version 21.0.1432.67.

This later one hijacked my global shortcuts somehow, so if I press Ctrl+Shift+N to start a new session for testing, even if Chrome is running, and it is the active window, the shortcut starts a new Opera tab - even if the program is not running.

It is highly annoying. Even if I uninstall Opera, I'm unable to use the aforementioned shortcut, because it will not work at all.

Any hints on how to restore the original shortcut?

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Have you tried to reinstall Chrome? – gronostaj Jun 6 '14 at 18:44
search the registry for the executable name – AthomSfere Jun 6 '14 at 19:37
yes, i did a complete uninstall and reinstall of Chrome while having Opera installed, but no luck. – Balint Jun 8 '14 at 13:19
@AthomSfere i did a search, but no relevant matches in the registry – Balint Jun 8 '14 at 13:27
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...with the help of Hotkey commander 2.1 I figured out that Ctrl+Shift+N was handled globally by ClipX (which is by the way a nice app for managing the clipboard) and it started Opera as a default browser for such an action. By disabling ClipX's global shortcuts everything is back on track.

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