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Alt + Tab (switch windows) and Alt + Shift (switch languanges) stopped working

A couple of days ago, some keyboard hot keys, such as Alt + Tab (switch windows) and Alt + Shift (to switch keyboard input languages) stopped working. Some notes/considerations: - If I change ...
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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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1answer
114 views

auto hotkey script to convert backward to forward slashes

Though I'm Windows based, I do my web development work in a customized console that mimics much of Unix particularities. One of these is that it uses forward slashes for paths, instead of backwards. ...
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1answer
42 views

What happens to hotkeys when doing a clean stock windows 7 install?

I have a Samsung laptop and I want to do a clean stock Windows 7 install. I have a Windows 7 CD to install from. My laptop has some special hotkeys (fn + < f key >) that interact with the volume, ...
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1answer
270 views

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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windows 7 shortcut run on hotkey doesn't open a copy of application if it's already runnig

I want to open a new cygwin shell on hotkey, not to bring old one to the front. I set a hotkey to cygwin shell shortcut. But if cygwin shell is already opened, then when I press hotkey it brings it to ...
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How to type French accents on an English keyboard by using “ALT”

My current laptop is an HP pavilion g6, windows 7 64 bit. I had many Pcs before, I used the English keyboard on all of them. If i want to type é for example, I would type ALT-130. On my current ...
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1answer
461 views

“Windows key + R” is no longer working

Windows key + R is no longer working. It was working a while back. It still works in a win7 VM I have running on the same machine. Windows key + L does work but some other shortcuts do not work. I ...
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306 views

Paste using middle mouse button

Is there any application to paste the same text every time with middle button? I have seen tools to paste the clipboard text, But I am looking to paste the same text every time I click the middle ...
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201 views

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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0answers
37 views

What are the global hotkeys for charles proxy

I've search around and just can't find the global hotkeys for Charles proxy tool. I know they exist because I currently have them set. Preferences ¬ Enable Global Hotkeys is checked.
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46 views

applications launched by keyboard hotkey start in background

I have recently acquired a keyboard (Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000) that has buttons to launch a variety of applications. I've installed the keyboard's drivers, and when I press the buttons the ...
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94 views

Some keyboard keys stopped working when control pressed

All of a sudden, some keyboard shortcuts seem to have stopped working in applications. The two I'm noticing it for are "ctrl-k" and "ctrl-w". This is happening across multiple applications which ...
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1answer
136 views

Shortcut hotkeys occasionally not working

In Windows there's the option to assign a key combination in the properties of every shortcut (see screenshots). When these shortcuts are placed on the Desktop or in the Start menu, they act as global ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I create hotkey that instantly turns WiFi off? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable/disable wireless interface in a bat file I need to create a hotkey that essentially instantly turns off my wireless radio card (whatever it is called), and either ...
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1answer
186 views

Rebind Win+F hotkey in Windows 7

I want to remove the standard "Find" from +F and bind the key combination to my own program. Is there a way to perform this task without any hook applications, for example, changes made through ...
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1answer
522 views

Input language and other Windows 7 hotkeys reset every time

I'm using four input languages: English, Japanese, Chinese and Greek. I'm used to having them on Left ALT+Shift+1, ...+2, ...+3 and ...+4, respectively. But on my Windows 7 computers, Alt+shift+1 and ...
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1answer
500 views

How do I disable these strange contrast hotkeys?

When I press Alt+Shift and Ctrl+Alt my screen changes contrast/. Ctrl+Alt sets it to "Default" while Alt+Shift cycles between "Normal", "Light", "Contrast", "Bright", "Vivid", "Intense", "Dimmed", and ...
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2k views

Computer always beeps when Ctrl and Shift pressed together

I have almost everything keyboard-related in the accessibility settings in Windows disabled and I still can't stop the OS from beeping every time Ctrl and Shift are pressed together. I'm not sure or ...
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1answer
89 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
119 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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1k views

Hotkey to switch between Hangul and Latin input input modes with Windows 7 Korean IME?

I'm using Windows 7 Starter and whenever I travel to Korea I like to try to practice typing Korean. I have the Windows Input Method Editor (IME) installed and I know I can toggle the input mode ...
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2answers
531 views

Windows 7 shortcut -> make current window cover all monitors?

When I run a diff or merge, I would like the window to span all monitors so I can see the entirety of both files at once. Is there a windows 7 shortcut to do this? Edit: Since the hotkey doesn't ...
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2answers
559 views

multi-screen switcher

I have a windows 7 machine with vmware and 2 monitors. The first one, with vmware on fullscreen, and the second one as the main screen with windows 7 with the browser and some applications, is there ...
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Hotkey to switch between windows in taskbar order in Windows 7

Is there a hotkey to cycle through open windows in the order that they appear on the taskbar. This should switch windows without additional keypresses. I know of win+T. This shortcut puts focus on ...
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2answers
559 views

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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1answer
890 views

How to adjust the brightness of an LCD monitor using Compaq CQ62-win7 64bit

My display hotkeys are not working; I can't adjust the brightness of my monitor, but the sound keys are working. However, I can't see the apps. How can I adjust the brightness of my monitor without ...
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2k views

Disable (unbind) default Win+Arrows hotkeys to make them usable in other applications

On Windows 7 I'd like to unbind the default Win+Up/Down/Left/Right so that these can be bound directly* in other applications. How can this be done? These hotkeys can easily be disabled by: Going ...
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115 views

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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91 views

How to check bound hotkeys in the system?

An application must have bound itself to the key combination of the "}" character on my machine, and I cannot write this character anymore. Is there an application to check the hot key bindings in the ...
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1answer
150 views

Windows 7 hotkey to focus running application

I know how to hotkey an application from the Taskbar, but if the application is already running, and I don't want to start another instance of that application, is there a way to hot key to it? I know ...
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1answer
58 views

How to launch commands in Emacs via global Hotkey in Windows 7?

I'm using Emacs org-mode to create and manage notes and tasks and I'd like to be able to create a new element in org-mode "from anywhere" in Windows 7 (no matter if I am working in MS Office or any ...
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1answer
89 views

how to create hotkey for doubleclick?

When working I often need to select an entire word by put the cursor on that word (variable for e.g.) and it can be mabe via doubleckick. But I'm interested how can I make a hotkey for this (not to ...
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158 views

How to Unregister Windows aero hotkeys?

Salve! I just switched from WindowsXP to Windows7. Now, I want to use the global hotkeys win+right, win+left, shift+win+right, etc., for something else, but find that they are already taken by ...
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1answer
960 views

Why setting hotkey for a Windows 7 shortcut doesn't work?

I try to set up one so as to open my application quickly but it doesn't work. What I did wrong? Please help!
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2answers
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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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1answer
809 views

Remap Keyboard Keys Windows 7 on the fly

I am working on a software project where I run an Adobe air project in fullscreen on laptops. I would like to avoid keys and combinations that would bring any other things to the front. So I would ...
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2answers
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Auto arrange 4 window on Windows 7

I know that there is a key combination to auto arrange 2 windows (one to the left, one to the right) on Windows 7: Windows+right/left arrow Is there any hot-key for 4 windows? I mean one to left-up ...
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310 views

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
45 views

Where is my hot-keyed shortcut?

I made a shortcut hotkey, so ctrl+1 opened a certain file. I have since deleted the original file, but I have forgotten where I put the shortcut. Is there any way of finding out where it is? The fact ...
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4answers
737 views

In Windows 7, what is the System Path to the Mute system file?

I need the direct path to the system file, not a way to make a shortcut or hotkey. The reason I need this, is because I am using S-Bar on my MSI laptop, and I can designate one of my custom laptop ...
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Disable Alt + Arrow display flip keyboard shortcut

Whenever I click Alt + Arrow up/Arrow down my screen will do an unwanted flip. I'd like to disable this shortcut behaviour. I've already looked at Super User question How to stop my laptop's ...
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1answer
126 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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0answers
111 views

How do I change the default changing language hotkey 'ctrl-space' in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ctrl-Space always toggles IME (Win 7) Whenever I press 'ctrl-space' it will switch to Chinese input, I want to change this behaviour to prevent the confliction with ...
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1answer
3k views

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
2k views

How to disable Mac hotkeys in Windows 7?

I've installed Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro and want to turn off the Mac hotkeys. I don't like them, especially F1-F12, and want to turn them off but can't find this option anywhere!
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3answers
706 views

Is there any program which will allow me to control volume with mouse buttons?

My favorite mouse just died after some four years of hard work and one feature I miss is volume control using mouse buttons. It's driver had that option, but my current mouse's doesn't, so is there ...
2
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1answer
434 views

Reset ctrl + alt + T to operate Evernote Tags instead of Windows 7 tools?

I use evernote, which uses the hotkey ctrl + alt + t to open a specific window to tag notes. At some point in time, Windows 7 stole that combination to open a system dialog "Tools for the active ...
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2answers
540 views

Unexpected media key behavior on new Acer Aspire

I'm having weird issues with the media keys (play/pause, previous, next, etc.) on a new Acer Aspire laptop. This is the first Acer I've owned and also my first Windows 7 computer, so I'm not sure ...
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280 views

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?