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Windows 7: Custom keyboard shortcut key not working properly

04 Mar 2015   #31

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alacarre View Post
I'm not sure if you solved this problem, but I know that so-called "fullscreen" applications will mess up the keyboard shortcuts. []

So, in fact, Windows+D brings the shortcut keys back (presumably because it allows another hack to work).

- Alan
Thank you so much!
This is exactly the problem I have been failing to fix for ages and I couldn't figure out why Fullscreen flash player for example would void the functionality of my shortcuts.
Finally a way to fix it.
A shame Microsoft uses bad programming habits that even non-professional programmers would certainly frown upon.

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01 Nov 2015   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'm having the same issue, but none of these fixes are working for me. The shortcuts were in my start menu with show recent programs allowed to begin with, but then even after creating a new folder in the start menu it wouldn't work. You'd think this would be simpler to do, but I haven't even been able to do this reliably since Windows XP...
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