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Windows 7: How do diable the select all (CTRL + A) keyboard shortcut

13 May 2012   #1
larklinden

Windows 7 Home Premium (I think) 32 bit
 
 
How do diable the select all (CTRL + A) keyboard shortcut

Hi all,

I'm setting up a computer for my grandmother and I want to disable the select all feature because she keeps accidentally selecting her documents and replacing the text with the letter "A".

Does anyone know how to disable CTRL+A, either for the entire computer or just in Microsoft Word (2010)?


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13 May 2012   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Hi, I have compiled an exe file for you, which disables Crtl+A shortcut everywhere in the system. You just need to add this file in Startup folder in Start menu if you want it to start every time with your Windows. Right now it works only with Right Ctrl, if you want it would be possible to add both.

I have created this exe file in Autohotkey - great free and open-source utility.
Code:
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