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Old 11-30-2007, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know of a way to disable the Windows key while in-game, or disable completely?

Several times now I have pressed the Win key on accident while reaching for another button, and it minimizes my game. This never used to happen but now it does and it's extremely annoying. Short of popping the button out of my keyboard, is there a way to fix this?

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Old 11-30-2007, 04:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If anything it would have to be with your keyboard software. Cause other than that i have not seen nor heard of a way to do it.

Sorry i stand corrected. Someone posted about this.

Disable Windows Key :: Useful Stuff :: JohnHaller.com

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Warnings
These files are provided without warranty. Use them at your own risk.
These files will overwrite any keyboard mappings you currently have.
.REG files update your Windows registry. Incorrect changes to the registry may damage Windows or other installed software. Be sure you know what a given .REG file contains before merging it into the registry.
Tech Forums and myself take no responsibility in any action that involves removing entries from the Registry.

Wow turns out this is a common topic even at M$.

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Default Re: Disable Windows key?

Heh, guess I should have Googled.

My keyboard doesn't have any software, I have a Saitek Eclipse.

I'll try the link though, thanks.
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you can pry em off

they come off pretty easy
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Found ya summin

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Look at the first link in my post.

Same thing.:laughing:
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My logitech G15 has a nice little switch that does that for you.


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Yeah and the Razer Tarantula also has this as well.
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^^^nice board!
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Look at the first link in my post.

Same thing.:laughing:
Yeah it was the first link in google
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