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Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard?

Is there any way to reverse the function and media keys on a bluetooth keyboard? I have a Genius Luxepad 9000 - it is meant for iPad but works on Windows also. I must hold down the fn key to access ...
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Prevent media keys volume control affecting system volume

I've just purchased a DasKeyboard 4, and I'd like to have the volume controls only affect my media player (Winamp), but not the system volume. (Purely for convenience reasons - I want to be able to ...
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Wired headphone buttons on Windows

I got a new, shiny pair of Sony MDR-10R headphones and the detachable cable comes with a Play/Pause button. Is there any way to make Windows (or any media player in Windows) recognize these button?
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Logitech K800 keyboard media keys not working even AFTER resetting the human user interface thing

They work temporarily, but then as soon as I turn the computer back on they don't work. I set it to automatic. The only way I have gotten it to work is to set it to manual, hit apply, then set it back ...
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Media keys won't work unless certain programs are selected

I just bought a Corsair Vengeance K70 which comes with four media keys: stop, skip (forward and backward), and play/pause. The problem is they don't work. I can only use them when either the Services ...
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Multimedia keys don't work in Foobar2000 when LibreOffice is in focus (Winamp is not affected)

Multimedia keys are ignored while focus is on Calc from LibreOffice. Media keys work in foobar when it's focused, also while other programs are focused. I use Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1. My Foobar ...
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Media Keys on Windows 7 Lock Screen

I've got a laptop running Windows 7, and it's usually playing music. It's not in a secure location, so I like to lock the screen when I'm not actively using it. When I lock the screen, the media keys ...
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Play/Pause and Forward shortcut on Macbook Pro 2007

I have a MacBook Pro 2007 and I want add Play/Pause and Forward for F11 and F12 because that keys are standard, don't have any special function, I already went to Key Shortcut on Preferences but I ...
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Media keys only work when pressing Fn button

I'm using Windows 8 and have some problems with media keys. They do work, but I need to press "FN" and then the key. When I got my computer it worked without pressing the FN button. Toshiba Satellite ...
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Is it possible to set my media keys to control ONLY the media player volume (not system volume)?

I have a Logitech G110 keyboard. The volume scroller on my keyboard controls both my system volume and the volume of whatever media player is running at the time (currently Foobar). Is it possible ...
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Launch_media keyboard button only starts WMP

When trying to use the media keys on my keyboard, the launch_media button always opens WMP on Windows 8. I've checked the registry, and the key is mapped to .mp3, the default program for both .mp3 and ...
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Assign keyboard shortcut to pause music in website

I use saavn.com for listening to bollywood music. It's a great service but they don't have native mac app so I can't control it using keyboard media keys. There must be a way to use keyboard media ...
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How can I make my keyboard's media keys work when an elevated program has focus?

When I hit my media keys when using Visual Studio 2010 normally, they control Media Player Classic just fine. When I launch VS2010 with elevated privileges, I have to select another program in order ...
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Xbox Music ignores Asus FN media keys in Desktop Mode

I have an Asus PRO64JQ laptop, and I recently upgraded to Windows 8. The FN keys stopped working, so I tried to install default drivers using the CD that came with my laptop. Unfortunately, the CD ...
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Media keys won't work with iTunes after spotify starts automatically

I have Spotify set to start with Windows, but not iTunes. Right now I would like to use the media keys with iTunes. I closed Spotify and restarted iTunes, but the keys still don't do anything. Apart ...
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AutoHotkey media button for the NextSong button on Pandora

I tried doing the same thing that had been advised to do on the Play/pause pandora.com with a media key answer page. I simply replaced the XXX with 119 after running GetMediaKey - instead of 122 (it ...
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How to control Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer with keyboard shortcuts?

I'm using Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 with Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.270. Recently I'm listening a lot to music from YouTube (mostly due to exploring new "territories"). But there is one thing ...
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Bind multimedia keys

I've got an old keyboard (Compaq 9009) with multimedia keys. How can I use these keys as shortcuts?
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Media keys toolbar on task bar

My keyboard does not have media keys. Does anyone know of a toolbar or something for the Windows 7 taskbar which would add the basic keys there? Like a previous, next and pause button or something.
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Play/pause pandora.com with a media key

I have a Microsoft keyboard with a play/pause button. Is there a way I can map the play/pause key to the Play/Pause button on the Pandora website? I use Chrome as my browser and am running Windows ...
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Making Mac media keys open app other than iTunes

On a Mac, when one presses the Press/Play media key (F8), and no application intercepts that key, it opens iTunes and starts playing. Is there any way to get it to open another app? In my case, I want ...
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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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How to prevent media keys from calling Windows Media Player on Windows?

I have Windows 7 x64 on my laptop and I want to use media keys (specifically, prev/next track) with players that are different from Windows Media Player. But pressing prev/next track leads to starting ...
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Media key support in Songbird?

I've been trying to get media keys on my keyboard to work in Songbird. (next, previous, pause and stop). but nothing seems to help I also cant find any windows plug ins that do that either I'm ...
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How to get Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard play/pause key to control Pandora?

I would like to make the play/pause key on my keyboard stop/resume music in Pandora. How can I do this? It's quite a good keyboard, and fairly common, so I figure someone must know how. My specific ...
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Make RDP ignore keyboard media keys

Does anyone know if it is possible to either make RDP ignore media keys (ie let the local system process them rather than the remote system), or capture them before RDP processes them, and send them ...
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How do I associate my keyboard's media keys with VLC?

I've got an ASUS K50AF series notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I'm using VLC, and I want to use media keys (play, pause, rewind, forward, stop) with it. Currently, it's associated with ...
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How To Permanently Lock the “Fn” Key Down So It Is Active On My Laptop Keyboard? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to permanently lock the "Fn" key down so it is active on my keyboard. I'm running and HP G72. I could not figure out the Key Code using any macro software. I want the Fn key ...
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How do I make my play/pause keyboard button work correctly in iTunes 10 on Windows?

First and foremost, I have mmKeys installed correctly. My iTunes works almost perfect while minimized to the tray. My problem is with the play/pause button on my Wireless Comfort Keyboard 5000. When ...
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Which component of GNOME handles media buttons?

Does anyone know which component of the GNOME desktop is responsible for interpreting the media buttons on my keyboard? I would like to run this component in KDE, because KDE doesn't handle the media ...
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F3-F5 keys incorrectly behaving as audio keys

I don't know if this is a configuration issue or a hardware issue, but I have a Kinesis Advantage USB keyboard and for some reason the F3-F5 keys aren't responding as they used to. They don't respond ...
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Keyboard's media keys are blocked by a program

I've got a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. In addition to the regular keys, it's also got keys for Web/Home, Search, Mail, Favorites (5), Calculator, and Media functions (Mute, Volume ...
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Can I make a BAT file that plays the next track (like multimedia keys)?

I would also like to be able to play the previous track and play/pause. The problem is my keyboard doesn't have multimedia keys, so I want to setup hotkeys to do the same thing.
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Use multimedia key to start winamp

I have toshiba Satellite pro p300 25w. The multimeia keys (start, stop, fw, prev) are associated with Winamp, that works fine. I would like the start-multimedia button to start Winamp, now it starts ...
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Is there any way to control Youtube through the media keys on the keyboard?

I have a nifty keyboard with media controls (play, stop, pause, forward and reverse). Is there any way to use them to control Youtube? That is, so that it pauses when I hit the pause key and moves ...
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Bind “media” keys on MacBook keyboard to application menu items

Currently, I am using PandoraBoy to listen to my Pandora stations. In the preferences, it allows you to set global hotkeys to control playing, like/dislike, volume, stations, etc. What I would like ...
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Ubuntu: Mediakeys Configuration confusion

How does one configure the Mediakeys (for volume) under Ubuntu? Everytime I touch something on the audio side (change mixer for Skype to work correctly etc), the Mediakeys related to the volume ...
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Linux: how to setup global hotkeys?

I'd like to setup some hotkeys/media-keys that launch something when pressed. I need this, for instance, to be able to control volume while some full-screen application is launched, and all hotkeys ...
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Can I use my media keys to control MPD?

Can I make the media keys (play/pause, skip) buttons on my macbook control MPD, instead of iTunes? Also, can I make the apple remote not open iTunes? Right now, the MPD client I'm using (theremin) ...
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xfree86: configuration of the sound mixer

I am running Ubuntu 9.04 and I use a Logitech MX-5000 keyboard. The mediakeys on this keyboard where setup (auto-magically) with xfree86 (XF86VolumeUp, X86VolumeDown etc.). Now, I have changed from ...
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How do I control iTunes from my Dell keyboard's media keys?

My Dell keyboard has media keys for play, pause, stop, mute etc. They work in iTunes, but only if iTunes has window focus. How do I make them work regardless of the window currently in focus?
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What can I do to stop the Play / Pause button from opening iTunes?

In Snow Leopard the Play / Pause media button (on the F8 key) opens up iTunes. How can I disable that? Preferably keeping the old Leopard behaviour, so I can use it to control other media applications ...
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How do I get iTunes to use the media keys?

I've tried for a long time to get the media keys on my keyboard to work with iTunes. They work just fine in winamp (2.95!) but they only work in iTunes when the iTunes window is focused. Anyone know ...
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How to associate multimedia keys to Foobar2000?

I have a Logitech Internet Pro keyboard, which has the multimedia keys for Media (to launch player) and Play/Pause. How do I associate these keys to launch Foobar2000 and play/pause the song it is ...