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Bind physical “calculator” button on windows 7 to a different application [duplicate]

I have a physical "calculator" button on my (Microsoft) keyboard which launches the windows calculator. I'd like to bind it to launch SpeedCrunch instead. Can it be done? Thanks!
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Windows: trigger an http request from keys

I'm a linux/mac user, don't know anything on windows. I need to trigger an http request when the combination alt+F8 is pressed. With Window 8.1. Only with free/open software. How can I do it?
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Get hotkey to type a random number as if I typed it on a keyboard on Windows?

In many cases I need to not just generate a list of random integers (which is easy), but to type random integers into various software. For example, to skip a random number of lines (1 to 100) in ...
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Windows 8.1 Restoring Lost Windows+Right/Left,etc. Hotkeys

Does anyone know how to restore the lost hotkeys that were removed in Windows 8.1. Starting in Windows 7, there were some really handy hotkeys like Win+Right to dock the currently active window to ...
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How can I disable the Ctrl+Alt+T hotkey owned by explorer.exe?

I am annoyed by the global hotkey Ctrl+Alt+T, which focuses on the taskbar. According to hkexplr.exe the hotkey belongs to explorer.exe. I tried the solution described in "Disable taskbar hotkey?" ...
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Is there a way to use three keyboard languages, having two of them being switchable with a keystroke and the third one to be enabled by a hotkey?

I use Windows 8.1 and I constantly need two keyboard layouts - QWERTY (en) and ЙЦУКЕН (ru), but I also use Microsoft IME (ja) from time to time. Having all three of them enabled is extremely ...
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How to focus WEB-browser with a hotkey in Windows?

In Windows desktop shortcut's properties one can assign a Hot Key to launch that shortcut. There are Three Possible Outcomes First time the hot-key launches that application, next time it brings ...
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Hotkey volume change for specific application. Windows 7

I want to have a hotkey to change the sound of a specific application, like chrome for example, but leave other apps on the same sound level. Basically i want this http://i.imgur.com/HWZ5sEY.png in a ...
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125 views

Run .exe file automatically on booting (or better alternative)

My problem: by default the Fn + F10/F11/F12 hotkeys on my ASUS laptop don't work by default. After a lot of Googling I found a video with a solution: I have to navigate to C:\Program Files ...
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Disable Windows Hotkeys [duplicate]

how could I disable the Windows hotkeys? I need the button to work for a virtual machine, but the windows hotkeys are overriding my vm input and locking my actual computer and such.
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Is it possible to enable / disable auto refresh with Hotkey in Firefox

I need to have a AutoRefresh tool in firefox which I use in my enviornmrnt. Now my requirement is to need a hotkey to enable and disable that AutoRefresh on that particular tab. For ...
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Separate keys for separate “on-top” programs?

I've got a small application that runs in the corner of my screen. Can I keep it on top of my other applications without it interfering with them? And can I make it so that certain keys remain ...
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List of lnks (shortcuts) with hotkeys

Based on a previous experience of trying to find where the shortcut containing a hotkey that inadvertently hijacked part of my keyboard was: Does anyone know if there's a registry group or config ...
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What other tool is using my hotkey? [duplicate]

I use Greenshot for screenshots, and it's been nagging about some other software tool using the same hotkey. I started receiving this warning message about two days ago. It shows up each time I reboot ...
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How to find what is bound to a keyboard shortcut in windwos 7?

In Eclipse I use Crtl+Shift+F to autoformat code. After I installed SQL Developer (Oracle) I found that the windows shortcut it created also bound that Crtl+Shift+F to it. It took me awhile to find ...
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How to reset the hotkeys and shortcuts in windows 8

Something went wrong in my windows 8, the windows button's stopped working and I can't live without Win+D, Win+E, Win+L..etc. Is there any way to reset this shortcuts?
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Disable Ctrl+Q shortcut in Eclipse (prevent closing)

In Eclipse, Ctrl+Q shortcut forces application closure. There are no warning messages AND if going to Windows -> Preferences -> Keys, there is nothing bound to Ctrl+Q and even if I bind something, it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to make active window the window at the position of the cursor

In Windows, I want to enter a key command and have whatever window is currently beneath the cursor be made the active window. Is there a piece of software that makes this possible?
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Disable Windows + Space hotkey in Windows 8

Not a duplication of Disable [Windows]+[Space] hotkey in Windows 8 The question and answers in the link above talked about removing the input methods to stop switching of the methods. I differ ...
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Disable taskbar hotkey?

On Windows 8 pressing "Windows + T" in any program moves keyboard focus to the taskbar. I want to assign a different function to this hotkey, but the default is overriding my custom one. How can I ...
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1answer
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How can I close/open several programs at once using one hotkey?

I have a lot of things runnning on my Thinkpad T530. Sometimes I'd like to maximise battery life by closing several programs at once. I'd like to be able to reopen them when needed (with or without an ...
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Remove a Global Hotkey

This question is very similar to Delete Global Hotkey however requires a different solution. I know which application created the global hotkey. This application does not have any settings which ...
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1answer
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Disable screen orientation hot keys in windows 8 (ctrl alt arrow) [duplicate]

I want to disable the screen orientation hot keys. I have tried looking in the NVIDIA control panel, but I have not found the option in there yet. Details: I am using an Asus Zenbook running ...
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1answer
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Remap Caps Lock in Windows (escape *and* control) [duplicate]

There's plenty of utilities that remap keys, but I can't seem to find a very specific feature: I want to have caps lock act as the control modifier key when held down, but as escape when pressed on ...
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Find-And-Replace Any Selected Text

Goal: Quick find-and-replace for active selected text in any application. Description: I want a utility to quickly perform a predetermined find-and-replace for the current selected text in the active ...
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1answer
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How To Map Fn+Key (Multiple Keys) To Other Key in Windows?

I've got a ThinkPad W530 laptop, which replaces the Application Key (also known as Menu Key or Mouse Right Click key, usually between Right Alt and Right Ctrl) with the Print Screen key. So, I need ...
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1answer
90 views

How to Search for Text Field in a Website with Firefox?

How to Search for Text Field in a Page with Firefox? What do I put in the find bar?
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1answer
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How to disable the “Windows” key but not “Windows + any” key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Windows Key from Opening Start Menu in Windows 7 I want to disable the Windows key but not Windows+any key. For reasons that I use some software to let ...
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141 views

What is the hotkey to select the first text input area in firefox?

I found out about it yesterday. When you press it, the cursor will move to the first text input area in the web page. It's completely wiped from my mind now though. Note: I am using windows 7
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app to make shortcuts that will type words

is there some software for windows that will allow me to register a shortcut that will type a certain sentence for example the app runs and when I'm in word/skype/browser and I type Ctrl+Shift+G it ...
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1answer
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Disable Win+1-9 Hotkeys

Just downloaded Dexpot (virtual desktop application), and would like to assign the desktop switch hotkeys to Win+1-9, but these are already being used the by the system. Is there an easy way to ...
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2answers
126 views

Can I tweak window snapping shortcuts on Windows 7?

I use Win-← and friends to shuffle my windows on my two monitors a lot. However, I noticed that I also tweak windows position and size for 70/30 split very often. Windows' default 50/50 split does not ...
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Hotkey for “paste shortcut” in windows 7 explorer

In folder view, we right click on a file and copy it and then somewhere else, we right click and say "paste shortcut" I could not find a hotkey combination for "paste shortcut". Google search for ...
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How to create ehotkeys in windows

I would like to know how to create hotkeys in Windows without pasting the shortcut onto my desktop. Current if I create a shortcut it looks only in the desktop. But I dont want to put my icon on the ...
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Can OS X's Command-Tab behavior of switching only between different apps and not including multiple instances of apps be changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switch between windows on Mac OS X? In Windows, you switch between active windows with Alt-Tab. This behavior includes all running apps and all instances of each app. ...
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Hot key detection on Windows 7

Is there any method to detect hotkey binding on Windows 7? AltGr+N should display a } sign on my localized keyboard, but it doesn't display anything or do anything. This behaviour is application ...
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Unset hotkey (keyboard shortcut) on Windows 7

Running Win7 Pro/64. Every time I accidentally hit AltGr + d (AltGr is the right Alt key), the "Fujitsu Display Manager" pops up, a utility that might be useful when it is called for but isn't when ...
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Disable left quick launch keys on hp g62 laptop

I have an HP g62 laptop with Windows 7. It has some very anoying quick launch keys on the left. These keys open the calculator, printing, web browsing. As they are on the left of the keyboard, I keep ...
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How to make (if it's possible) “`” character on windows without ALT + 96?

I'm using an Italian keyboard so notice that I don't have that char on the keyboard by default. However, I'm programming and I need that char quite often. I know only the alt + 96 technique but it's ...
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Is it possible to start an application by hotkey, without 3rd party software? If so, how?

Is there a way to setup some key combination on windows 7 to call a specific .exe file without installing any sort of third party application? thank you all
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1answer
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How to disable the shape toggle hotkey in Windows Chinese Input method?

In any version of Windows I have used so far (Xp, Vista, 7, 8) and all versions of the MSPY IME (RTM versions and the 2010 version) There is this annoying bug that you cannot change or disable the ...
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3answers
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To refresh something on my new laptop I need to do a Fn + F5, instead of just F5. How to revert this behaviour to just F5?

I guess this must have something to do with a "new" convention my new HP Pavilion has. When I press F5 the computer interprets it as what my old Tx2000 would do with Fn + F5, and when I do a Fn + F5, ...
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1answer
131 views

Is it possible to find out which software/parameters are opened pressing some hotkey?

I have some hotkey that I press when I do some actions (to open Software, and so on). Is it possible to monitor these actions? Just to see which file and parameters are called pressing this key...
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2answers
341 views

Custom Windows hotkey to refresh browser window

I work in a double screen environment where I write code on one screen and preview the results in the other (containing Firefox, Chrome etc.). It would be great if I could somehow make the browser ...
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1answer
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How do you disable hotkeys in Internet Explorer 9?

My school is trying to provide HTML5 video to students. The computers are locked down so that nothing can be done except Internet Explorer 9, and even Internet Explorer 9 is locked down with a proxy. ...
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1answer
186 views

There exist a hotkey to “Go to the end of the word” in Windows?

There exist a hotkey to "Go to the end of the word" in Windows? or can be this created trough Autohotkey? I know that are editors where this hotkey exist like Notepad++, VIM, etc. but what i need is ...
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1answer
45 views

Display Hotkey associated with menuitem

I don't use keyboard shortcuts a lot and would like to improve that. Is there a way to display (like an On Screen Display) a shortcut I could have pressed when selecting a menu item / context menu ...
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4answers
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How to untoggle Right-to-Left text in Notepad?

I hate to have to ask this but... I've seemed to accidentally hit a couple hot-keys and my Notepad is now showing text from Right-to-Left. What was a that hot-key combo and what can I do to reverse ...
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votes
1answer
259 views

How to disable input language key combination in one particular program?

I am using CTRL+SHIFT key combination for changing input language. Problem i have is that in one application i use this key combination is part of several other combinations and too often i switch ...
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Can I make “F1” as the “Create New Folder” shortcut key in Windows 7?

Can I make "F1" as the Create New Folder shortcut key in Windows 7? Also can I customize Windows key shortcuts?