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Windows 10, Windows Key + Right (or Left) arrow key, can I turn off the other window selection

I recently moved from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and when I press Win+Right, the other side of the screen shows all of my other windows. This is very annoying to me ! Can I get Windows 10 to stop doing ...
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Window key+arrows periodically stop working

I use the Windows key+arrows to arrange my windows on my 3 monitors quite often. However, every so often, they simply stop working. The only way I have found to get them working again is to reboot ...
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How to disable (or remap) only specific win+… keyboard shortcuts?

While I found a group policy setting to disable all shortcuts involving the Windows key, I'd like to keep most of them and only disable those I consider useless and would like to use otherwise, e.g. ...
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Can I configure my windows key to act like a fn key?

I've always hated fn keys. Give me dedicated home/end/pgup/pgdn keys any day. But then I got a new laptop (xps 13), and used it almost exclusively for 6 months. Now I go back to my desktop, and I'm ...
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Debian console WinKey+*num* hotkey

When I press WinKey+123 in Debian Console, next typed letter repeats 123 times. For which needs this feaute exists?
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Prevent insertion of 'l' into editor when using Win+L

When locking my computer with the Windows+L key, the char l is inserted into the text of any editor I'm using (I've experienced this with NetBeans, Notepad++ and PHPStorm). It's annoying to have this ...
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Mapping “Caps Lock” function to some key, after remapping “Caps Lock” key [duplicate]

In the spirit of this awesome question, if I've remapped the Caps Lock key itself to be the Win key, can I somehow map some key or combination to the "Caps Lock" functionality? In case I ever wanted ...
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GNU-Screen super-key as escape

The super-key (windows key, et al) isn't representable using ascii or terminal escape sequences, so I doubt a tty-oriented utility like screen would support it, but does it? Can I use the super-key ...
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How does the clean Installation of Windows 10 after the free upgrade work?

I have not found any information from MS - only speculations from people like me, so I hope someone here has had better findings. When I upgrade a qualified version of Windows to Windows 10 and then ...
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Windows key + <Button> shortcuts not working after driver update

I have reinstalled Windows 8.1 on my laptop. My problem is, that, after connecting to the Internet and letting windows install the drivers automatically, the windows key does not work normally. ...
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How to reinstall retail Windows 8.1 Pro on another PC? [duplicate]

I have retail Windows 8.1 Pro installed on my PC. But now I want to uninstall this license from current PC and install Windows with that key on another. How could I do it?
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Windows Key seems to be stuck (not physically) [duplicate]

Good morning everybody! I've seen similar threads but none solved my issue. My Asus EEEPC 1015PE has Windows 8.1 installed and it's going on and off on an issue that the Windows Key will be stuck. ...
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How to dock a window to an inside edge of a dual-monitor setup without a Windows key? [duplicate]

I have read other posts about how to use the Windows key and the left/right arrow to dock a window against the right or left side of your screen. My question is how does one perform that command ...
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Windows 8. How to disable Windows key from starting start screen

I want to disable shortcut for starting windows 8 start screen without disabling all win + x shortcuts or without disabling windows key. I just want to turn off this shortcut. Is it possible?
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Windows 8.1 Power User (Win + X) Menu not opening

When I: Press Win - X: Nothing happens Right click the Windows 8.1 Start Button: The cursor moves upwards and to the right a bit, but nothing really happens. I navigated to C:\Users\<USER>\...
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Windows key not bringing up start menu

As the title specifies, my windows key does not open my start menu at the moment. windows+tab does the cascading tabbing of applications, windows+e opens explorer, windows+t loops through my task bar, ...
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Installing Windows 8 without the key

I have a Sony Vaio Pro laptop that came preinstalled with Windows 8. I wiped the disk and now I don’t have the original system left any more. For my misfortune, the laptop didn’t have a Windows ...
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Assigning either Windows Key a new function (with or without autohotkey)

So, simply said, I want to use the right Windows Key as a push-to-talk button. There's a small twist to it: I'm using a StinkyBoard as my talking button, so I have my hands free to type or play a game ...
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“Windows key + R” is no longer working

Windows+R is no longer working. It was working a while back, and it still works in the Windows 7 VM I'm running on the same machine. Windows+L does work, but some other shortcuts do not work. I ...
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How to get AutoHotkey to capture Right Windows Key

I have some AutoHotKey scripts that use or override some of the Win+char combinations. On my laptop or work keyboard, where I only have 1 windows key, these work fine. On my home desktop, my ...
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Can I change default WIN-KEY (up/down/left/right) window dock behavior/sizes?

In Windows 7 I can hold the WINDOWS key and press a directional key (left, right, up, down) and the current active window will dock to left half of the screen, right half of the screen, maximized and ...
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Trying to remap middle-mouse to Windows key

I'd like to map the Windows key to my middle mouse button on my Logitech mouse, to swap in and out of the metro interface. You can assign keys to any of the mouse buttons in the Logitech software but ...
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Recovery Windows 7 Key from old.Windows

One of my computers recently got a virus and I had to reinstall Windows. I choose to keep the old Windows files when I re installed. It wasn't until the end of the installation when I was asked to ...
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Simulating the Windows key on an old keyboard

I'm using a very old keyboard that doesn't have a physical Windows key — it does have a 5/180° connector and an AT/XT switch on the back — but I don't want to completely miss out on the ...
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How can I make Virtualbox ignore specific keys?

I use Virtualbox with Windows on Ubuntu host. I keep it on separate workspace (I use Xmonad). Xmonad uses Windows key as modifier. The problem is: when I press it, Windows machine opens start menu. ...
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Using a Razer keyboard's WinKey as the Command key for a Mac

I recently bought a MacBook and I'm trying to use it with my Razer Lycosa keyboard. OS X doesn't seem to be able to map — or even detect — the Windows key at all. I'd like to use it as the ...
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Windows XP Quick Launch shortcuts with WinKey

How can I make the WinKey+[number] combination run the [number]th item in Windows XP's Quick Launch bar? In other words, I want to mimic the Windows 7 behavior.
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How can I open the Start menu in Linux Mint with the Windows key

I just installed Linux Mint 11 on my laptop and I am very used with the Windows interface. I could not find a way to set the Windows key to open the Start menu, like in Windows? I did a few searches ...
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Mac OSX 10.6 Copy/paste only on right windows key

I am using a Mac with external Windows keyboard which has two Windows keys, on the left and on the right. Something went weird after last OS update. Now, I can only use right Windows key to do copy/...
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Windows key randomly “sticks” on Windows 7/Vista

I'm having this annoying problem where Windows randomly seems to decide that I have the Windows key pressed down (even though I don't), and every key press will trigger an associated Windows key ...
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Emacs and Windows manager keyboard shortcuts without Windows key

I found a classic M-Series keyboard and I want to use it. However, it does not have a Windows key (AKA Super key); only Shift, Ctrl and Alt. My keyboard shortcuts are cluttered as-is, since I try to ...
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How can I remap windows and alt keys in OS X?

I sometimes hook up my macbook to a windows keyboard. The annoying thing is that on windows keyboards the modifier keys at the lower left are layout as ctrl - windows - alt while apple keyboards ...
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Prevent Windows Key from Opening Start Menu in Windows 7

I'd like to be able to stop the Windows Key from activating the Start Menu on Windows 7. I don't want to disable the Windows Key completely. I'd like Ctrl + Esc to still open the Start Menu. I know ...
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How to create a new keyboard shortcut using the Windows key on WinXP

Windows has built-in key shortcuts for locking your machine (WinKey+L) and for starting Explorer (WinKey+E). I'd like to create a similar new shortcut, WinKey+X, to start one of my favourite ...
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Changing Ion3's command key to Mod3+

How can you change successfully Ion3's command key to Mod3+ that is the Windows key at the left-hand-side? I put META="Mod3+" at the beginning of my /etc/X11/Ion/cfg_ion.lua, but Meta remains to be ...
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How do I format and reinstall Vista without having the original OEM disc?

I realize this question has been somewhat addressed in the following topics: How to reinstall Vista without the installation disk How do I reset my WinXP installation without having to reinstall the ...