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Windows 10 not recognized start/stop/prev/next buttons

On my ASUS-VivoBook-15-X510UF Win10 not recognized start/stop/next/prev buttons. I tried to uninstall google play music extension, but had no effect. But: when I start any win32 program(for exemple ...
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Media Keys (Play/Pause Previous, Next) not working in Windows 10

I cannot get Media keys to work properly in Windows 10. I'm using a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 10 Enterprise. The function keys for mute, volume control and brightness work fine but the play/pause, ...
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Forward media keys from Remote Desktop to the client

I am working on a remote machine via Remote Desktop Client. Both host and client are Windows 10. I have a Headset with Play\Pause button, and I play some music in a media player on the client. The ...
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Chrome is eating my media key inputs and Spotify does not register them. Cannot use keyboard play/pause button while Chrome is open

I'm using a PC with Windows 10. Normally, my media keys on my keyboard (e.g. play, pause, skip) control Spotify just fine. But while I have Chrome open, these media keys do nothing to control ...
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Prioritizing media keys for Spotify instead of Windows Media Player

I have issues with media keys on my keyboard and Spotify. Next track and previous track are actually working, but play/stop keys are not working. In particular, the play key starts Windows Media ...
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Ubuntu play/pause keyboard key does not work sometimes

I have Ubuntu 19.04 and use rhytmycbox as my default music player. Sometimes when I boot my system, the play/pause and next/previous keyboard keys dont work. I try the dconf soloution which stated ...
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some media keys not working - in ubuntu 19.04 and gnome / budgie

Recently purchased the Pepper Jobs W10 Gyro remote control. And it is excellent. However I have this issue with 2 of the buttons! They don't seem to work properly. θ71° [id:~] $ sudo evtest No device ...
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Make media key act as INSERT in Windows 10

I've bought a C3TECH wireless keyboard/mouse, it doesn't have any special driver or software (just plug and play into the computer). Althrough the keyboard have media keys, it doesn't have a INSERT ...
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After installation of NGenuity keyboard software the media keys do not work anymore

I bought a new keyboard HyperX Alloy FPS RGB and my media keys don't work. But always one after the other. I connected the keyboard to my freshly installed Windows. On a USB port which sits directly ...
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Using Keyboard Media Keys with Multiple Chrome Profiles

My Logitech keyboard has a play/pause hotkey (among others). It used to work fine; it would pause or unpause anything from Google Play Music using the Chrome browser. By the way, I never did any ...
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Media Keys for Specific, Uncommon media sites?

I like listening to an old-style radio show called Adventures in Odyssey. It's absolutely awesome, and the site is well made except for a few things. The player automatically continues to the next ...
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Mac media keys to control last active app

I recently installed a Chrome extension that binds the media keys to web-based media players. It has an option to only control the last active eligible tab, rather than sending the command to every ...
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Media keys with VirtualBox

On my Windows 7 computer - my keyboard is recognized as "HID Keyboard Device" in "Device Manager", and my media keys (Play/Pause, Mute, etc) work fine. However if I run Windows 7 with VirtualBox, ...
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Remapping Function Keys for media vs. Alt + Function Key for specific app

I have an HP Laptop and I finally got around to changing the BIOS setting to reverse the annoying Fn+Function Key "feature" since I regularly F2, F5 & F11 with VBA & Office (a lot more often ...
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re-map browser-forward and back keys to media next and last track

I've tried sharpkeys but it did not detect these keys. this keyboard So I found that the code in sharpkeys for these keys are not the same and by using keycodes3 I found that the forward key's code ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop types 'c's and 'b's when I use media keys? Can it not?

I really like the Win10 Remote Desktop, but when I hit the volume-down and volume-up keys while in the terminal session, it types out lowercase c and b, respectively. Mute is 'd'? It also prevents the ...
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How can I disable media keys processing in vlc media player?

The title is self explanatory. There is no such option in vlc settings though this page says that the configuration option for this option was added to gui in vlc-1.1.7. The page is quite old though.
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Keyboard with multimedia keys on function keys - how to use them?

I hurriedly bought a new keyboard. It has no dedicated media keys and this is bad since I didn't realize I almost depend upon them (next song was almost consumed!). Despite this, I see that on ...
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Kinesis Advantage F7 and F8 acts as email and internet buttons

Pressing the F7 key on my Kinesis Advantage causes Outlook to start up and pressing the F8 key causes Chrome, my default browser, to start. I tried using a few key code listeners to see what codes ...
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Keyboard media keys force assigned to Grove Music (Windows 10 and Logitech K400 Plus)

My keyboard's media keys recognize Grove Music as standard media player and I can't change it. I'am using "Logitech Options" manager, because "SetPoint" manager not compatible with this keyboard. I ...
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Media keys replaced by F#, how to fix?

I recently got a new bluetooth keyboard that works fine, except for the Media keys. All of the keys in the f# row are acting as f1-f12 keys, regardless of whether the fn key is pressed or not. Is ...
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Windows 8 hijacks Play/Pause media key

Looks like Windows 8 hijacks the ►❚❚ media key: when I press this key, it goes directly to the default system media player. For example, if I have WMP running, it handles the Play/Pause key even when ...
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3.5mm earphone media keys on Windows?

I have Sennheiser CX 5.00G earphones (the Android version) which I use for my daily music purposes. Is there any way to make Windows 10 grab the button presses and parse them as media keys? I'm ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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 Windows Media Player (WMP)

When trying to use the media keys on my keyboard, the launch_media button always opens Windows Media Player (WMP) on Windows 8. I've checked the registry, and the key is mapped to .mp3, the ...
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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 7....
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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 media player?

I've got an ASUS K50AF series notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I'm using VLC media player, and I want to use media keys (play, pause, rewind, forward, stop) with it. Currently, they're ...
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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 ...