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Windows 7: Start-Quit Program w/Single Key?

13 Aug 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Start-Quit Program w/Single Key?

I request help to configure a keyboard key to run and quit a task. For example a desktop clock, calendar, cpu meter etc. It should function as follows :

key press-hold = app (e.g. clock) appears (executes a run command?)
key release = app (e.g. clock) disappears (executes a exit/quit command?)

In the clock example, I would like to simply press-hold a key and a custom desktop clock appears (program start) and then disappears (program quit) when I release the key. Defining many tasks in this manner would prevent the need for having multiple tasks running and eating cpu/ram when occasionally 'checking in' super-quickly on something is all that's required.


p.s. this post replaces :

Custom AutoAppear/Hide App?

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Start-Quit Program w/Single Key?

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