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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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IE 11 shortcut to Google search bar

We use IE 11 for work and I just want to know if there's a shortcut to get to the Google search bar after duplicating the tab. It doesn't focus in the bar when I duplicate the tab using (CTRL + K).
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Assign a specific task to a specific keyboard key on Windows

I doubt this is not possible at all, but thought of giving it a try and asking here. My wife does translation, so she has a video player (Media Player Classic) open all the time and two Word ...
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Disabling share charm shortcut Win 10

I've disabled Win+L key by creating a registry key DisableLockWorkstation on Windows 10, and I'd like to do the same with the Win+H shortcut which launches share sideboard, can this be done in the ...
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Shortcut file not always starting when shortcut key is pressed

At my company we have small workstations ~13 inch with touchscreen. The operating system is: Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 The workstations have 5 buttons on ...
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Windows 10 Professional - Shortcut to both sign out all accounts and shutdown

How can I create a shortcut - that with ONE shortcut-button on the desktop: 1. sign out all users 2. shut down the PC (in Windows 10 Pro)?
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Windows 10: Change shortcut to close active window

my new laptop has the Function keys deactivated by default, meaning that pressing the keys F1 to F12 (F#) I can control volume, brightness, etc. directly and so, if I need to use a F# I have to also ...
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I need change browser shortcut url adware [duplicate]

I have an adware my PC and I need change my all browser shortcuts URL to google. I try manually remove but adware soft set URL again. I need batch file this operation or vbs script or C# code?
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Nitro Pro 10 shortcut for NextPage

How can I create a shortcut at Nitro Pro 10 for "Next Page"? When I press the button "PgDn" it is not doing the same as when I click at the bottom bar "Next Page" so I want to find a shortcut to be ...
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How to quickly remove current page from my bookmarks in Safari

I've been using both Safari and Chrome a lot, and while using Chrome, if I opened a page that I've already bookmarked and I want to un-bookmark it, just need to press Command+D and click the remove ...
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Open a firefox new tab in reader view

I'm using Firefox and I like to use the distraction-free "reader view" when I'm reading some text. My current process is right-click on a link, click in "Open in a new tab" and then click on the ...
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How to use /k to keep a command prompt shortcut from closing?

I am trying to make a shortcut that will run the following command with the following switches. The window closes before the command can run long enough. I want to know where to put the /k in the ...
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Windows 10 start menu missing certain types of shortcuts

I created my own shortcuts to a couple of HTML Help documents, and placed the shortcuts into my Start Menu folder here: C:\Users\Misha\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs However, ...
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Using DOS commands in a shortcut (.lnk) file

Is there a way to create a shortcut (.lnk) file that uses a DOS command line instead of pointing to a file? It would be great to simply DC a shortcut instead of having to invoke a command line every ...
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Excel use mouse to jump to beginning of range (opposite of double-clicking cell border to jump to end)

In Excel when you double-click the border between cells you jump to the end of the range (equivalent to Ctrl+DownArrow or Ctrl+RightArrow). Is there a way to click somehow to jump to the beginning of ...
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Shortcut to open same Chrome page in a new window (not a new tab)

In Google Chrome there are a shortcut to open a blank new window (Control N) and a shortcut to open a link in a new window (shift-click). How can I have Chrome open the current page in a new window ...
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Is there a shortcut to toggle “display: none/block” in element's style in Chrome DevTools?

In Chrome DevTools there is a shortcut to show/hide an element: Chrome adds __web-inspector-hide-shortcut__ class to the element, but it is nothing more than visibility: hidden: Is there similar ...
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Locking two Windows 7 Workstations

So here's the story; At work I have two computers. Both Windows 7 and on the same network. I've used the shortcut trick to create shortcuts on both computers that lock them when I leave. ...
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How can I create a shortcut to launch a batch file one folder up?

I have been trying to create a shortcut to launch a batch file one folder up from the shortcut location. I have not been able to find and answer this. I have been able to solve this using an ...
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OS X “show desktop” [Control^] + [↓] shortcut does not work

OS X "show desktop" [Control^] + [↓] shortcut does not work, while any other shortcuts work fine including "mission control" [Control^] + [↑], switching desktops [Control^] + [←]or[→] I am using OS X ...
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How can I execute a shortcut in my path

I have added a shortcut to an executable into a folder on my path, but I can not execute it as I would expect. Is there a way to do this? I have a bunch of small exe's I would like to keep organized ...
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Remove shortcut overlays from hard links

I have learned from this and many other that the folder winsxs inside Windows folder contains a lot of hard linked folders. But none of the folders in winsxs shows shortcut overlays. However, when I ...
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Modify target of unpinned applications in taskbar

Example: I do not have MS Excel is not pinned. When opened, its icon shows up in taskbar. To open a new instance, that taskbar icon can be middle clicked. But to open it without loading a blank ...
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Windows 10 start menu shortcuts in wrong letter group

Windows 10 start menu shows all installed apps grouped by letter. After changing some shortcut names from "JetBrains PhpStorm 10.0.3" to "PhpStorm" or "GeForce Experience" to "NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Windows 7 shortcut keys do not work?

I'm trying to use hotkeys on my shortcuts. Right click a shortcut file, click "properties" and set the hotkey to open the file to something like ctrl-shift-b. It won't work. Why? workaround ...
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Shortcuts and programs don’t work; switched to be associated with “Media Center.”

I have a problem with my programs and shortcuts. Look at this picture Some of my programs' icon turned to media center file association and when I want to open programs, media center will be open ...
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How to create app shortcut in Windows 8 / Windows 10

For some apps (for example, Outlook) I can easily create a shortcut by hitting the start menu, typing in "Outlook" and right-click, open file location, and then I can right-click to Create Shortcut, ...
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Windows 10 Desktop and Taskbar Shortcuts Have Stopped Working

My Windows 10 Enterprise N desktop has recently updated and now shortcuts do not work either from the desktop, the taskbar or the Start menu. Right clicking, going to 'file location' and then ...
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ClickOnce application does not open from shortcut

After the most recent updates to Windows 10, an installed ClickOnce application will no longer launch from the taskbar shortcut. I can get the shortcut to work again by uninstalling/reinstalling the ...
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Accidentally changed ALT behaviour

I've accidentally used some combination that made ALT + something shortcuts not working anymore (ALT + some letter does not make it with accent anymore). The behaviour of the right ALT which was ...
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Netflix Metro App Desktop Shortcut Icon Missing

I am not understanding why this would be happening and can't seem to fix it. What it looks like: I've tried deleting the shortcut and creating a new one and it worked once, not any more. I've ...
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What is the shortcut to resize top/last 6 windows and display them all side by side?

I accidentally found this feature in Win 7. As it was accidental I'm not able to replicate or remember what excatly I did to achieve this. What I did : I wanted to maximize one browser window so ...
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Whats a shortcut way to extract the content of the .tar which is inside of the .tgz file? (windows)

What is a shortcut way to extract the content of the .tar which is inside of the .tgz file? (For example by right-clicking and clicking extract, etc.) I only ask because this seems to be a frequent ...
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How can I customize the shortcut in Thunderbird?

The keyconfig can't be installed on the new version of Thunderbird. I searched on the web for a while but still can't get the answer. How can I fix it?
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Windows 10 Start menu Downloads shortcut is broken

With a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, I enabled Downloads shortcut to appear on Start menu. However when I click on it nothing happens. Other shortcuts such as Documents, Music etc all work fine. Is ...
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How to open Outlook 2013 calendar entry from “Accepted” message?

I was copied on an "Accepted: ..." notice for a meeting I am a participant in — not the organizer. When I open the notice, I see the date and time of the meeting, and comments from the ...
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Show shortcuts for actions in Thunar

Is there a way to display the shortcuts in Thunar (or other Xfce stuff), if any? I know that the shortcuts can be specified in file accels.scm. All of them are set to default and commented out so ...
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Shortcut Key using Function Keys

I'm using NirCmd to turn off my monitor when I type a particular shortcut key. To do this, I have made a program shortcut to the following command: C:\Users\Foo\nircmd-x64\nircmdc.exe" monitor off ...
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Shortcut loading on a Taskbar Folder

I'm not quite sure how to phrase this into a proper question for the Title. However I've got a folder on my C:\ called Games that I have all the shortcuts for all of my games and some programs thrown ...
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user\<myuser>\Deskop folder not showing all shorcuts from Desktop

I have windows 10, and I noticed that sometimes when I install some programm, the shortcut is created but in the WRONG FOLDER! After a program is installed, the shortcut is created and situated in ...
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Shortcuts: Microsoft Word versus Custom Keyborad Layout

Using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, I've created a custom keyboard layout which has Arabic (Saudi Arabia) as its language. image1 As you can see, I've assigned some shortcuts to the ...
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Firefox: What's the shortcut for “Match Case” and how to change it?

I know "Highlight All" is ctrl+a, but I can't figure out what the shortcut for "Match Case" when using the Find function. I'd also like to know how to change it, if possible.
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How to keep desktop shortcuts in same spot when switching between monitors?

When I plug my laptop into different monitors, the desktop shortcuts get messed up. Maybe it's related to the resolution changes. Is there a way to make sure they don't move?
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Desktop shortcut to execute “ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache” inside of win7's run command

I'm looking for a way have a shortcut on my desktop to execute "ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache" inside of Windows 7 "run" box. Is there a way to do that?
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windows shortcut to device properties

Is there any way to create a shortcut that will open the default (or even a specific) audio device properties with the 'advanced' tab already selected? edit - going off of @heavyd's answer, I made ...
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How to disable “Ctrl+Shift+J” shortcut on a MacBook Pro’s Japanese keyboard?

Is there any way to disable Ctrl+Shift+J shortcut on Mac Japanese keyboard? As you can see from this article it switches to hiragana Ctrl+Shift+J switch to hiragana input I’m on Mac OS X ...
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What is the fastest or easiest way to select a bunch of cells in a column in Excel?

Excel Version: 2013 (32-bit) OS: Windows 7 (32-bit) Looking preferably for a non-vba option. I have to select a range of cells in a particular column. I use the CTRL + SHIFT + DOWN ARROW options. ...
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Shortcut in Outlook to assign category to email while composing it (before sending)

I need to assign the category colour Orange (renamed "Follow Up") to quite a number of emails I send out. At the moment I click Tags > Categories > and select the colour. Is there a way to create a ...
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Can i create shortcuts to turn on/off windows 7 aero function?

According to my question heading, is it possible to create desktop shortcuts to turn on/off Windows AERO ? If yes how can i do it ?
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Direct shortcut for Windows Maximize/Minimize/Restore window?

Is there a direct shortcut for maximizing/minimizing/restoring current window in Windows (10)? I know I can press Alt+Space and then use the arrows to navigate and select, but I looking for a direct ...