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Author Topic: About Windows 7 and hotkey  (Read 4097 times)

amanjiang

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About Windows 7 and hotkey
« on: November 07, 2009, 02:45:36 AM »
hi,

FARR is really a great software :)

My favorite hotkey is Win + Space,
but in Windows 7 this hotkey is used by the shell to preview desktop :(

How could I take it back, please ?
Thank you.

remailednet

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Re: About Windows 7 and hotkey
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2009, 08:44:35 PM »
I'd love to find a way to do this as well. For me the "Desktop Peek" function is useless and ctrl-space is used in a game that I play.

The only solutions that I could find that might work (haven't tried either) were to disable all the win+ hotkeys or to use AutoHotKey to clear the win+space hotkey.

Would it be possible to allow FARR to hijack or override an already taken hotkey?

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Re: About Windows 7 and hotkey
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 10:02:47 PM »
I know this post is old.. but has anyone figured out a way to disable or change the built-in windows hotkeys for these things?

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Re: About Windows 7 and hotkey
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2011, 10:26:34 PM »
May be the author of the following post has some relevant ideas:

http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?topic=23172.msg210174#msg210174

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Re: About Windows 7 and hotkey
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2011, 04:32:41 AM »
You could always use autohotkey :)
You can set up FARR to start at Pause hotkey and then use AHK to map win+space to pause

#Space::Send {Pause}
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.