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Windows 7: Need Help Finding The Source Of A System Hotkey

22 Jun 2015   #1
Mulsiphix

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Need Help Finding The Source Of A System Hotkey

I would like to create a Hotkey for Control+Alt+F12 in a program I am using. But, whenever I press this combination it opens the Windows Lockscreen. It doesn't matter if I am in another program or not, the Lockscreen comes up every time.

I have no idea why, when, or how the Lockscreen became associated. Is there anyway to find the source of this key combination?


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22 Jun 2015   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Try these steps to see if you can find the app that is using that hotkey combo:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

If those steps do not help, then Process Monitor might help us find an operating system shortcut that is using the hotkey combo of interest.
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25 Jun 2015   #3
Mulsiphix

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Try these steps to see if you can find the app that is using that hotkey combo:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

If those steps do not help, then Process Monitor might help us find an operating system shortcut that is using the hotkey combo of interest.
It has been a while since I've troubleshot a problem like this. I've read that article before but that process of troubleshooting had slipped my mind completely. I was able to use that method to track down the problematic program. Thank you very much!
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25 Jun 2015   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You are welcome :-)
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