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How To Disable Windows Key?


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#1 madman6510

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 07:45 PM

How do I make the windows key not work anymore, short of physically removing it? It really screws me up when I'm playing games because some moron put it right between the most commonly used gaming keys.

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 08:01 PM

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs.


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Posted 07 July 2007 - 08:02 PM

A google search brings up several options:
how to disable the Windows key

WARNING:
Some of these methods require a registry edit.
Improper changes to the registry could render your computer inoperable.
Remember to backup the registry, before making any changes.
Instructions, on how to do that, can be found here:
How to back up, edit, and restore the registry
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Posted 08 July 2007 - 11:47 AM

Ok, it doesn't work anymore. Thanks.

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Posted 08 July 2007 - 12:18 PM

You're welcome, madman6510.
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