How one can assign a custom key (e.g. Scroll Lock) for switching keyboard input languages in Windows 7? (Apart from Ctrl-Shift or Alt-Shift). Preferably not using third party programs. Maybe by changing some settings in registry?

  • Windows only allows certain key sequences and whether you tweak the registry directly or not, it doesn't matter. You'll have to resort to third-party programs to achieve what you want. – and31415 Aug 11 '14 at 15:33

I'm fairly sure that you won't find a way to do this natively within windows, but Autohotkey and Autoit both make it very easy: http://www.autohotkey.com/docs/Hotkeys.htm

In Autohotkey this should work: ScrollLock::Send {alt down}{lshift}{alt up}

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