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Windows 7: Have key command open a program?

18 Feb 2010   #1
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 
Have key command open a program?

Is there a way to make a key combo open a program?

I want Ctrl+Window Key+Escape to enter a program i downloaded that is similar to the OS X force quit program. It would be useful.


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18 Feb 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Lloyd,

You can use this to assign a shortcut key to a program. It's the same in Windows 7. It uses CTRL+ALT+(key).

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Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Feb 2010   #3
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Thats is pretty good. What would i type in for the windows key, if possible?
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18 Feb 2010   #4
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

AutoHotkey - Free Mouse and Keyboard Macro Program with Hotkeys and AutoText you can also try this. i use it on most of my PCs
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18 Feb 2010   #5
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

How can I hide the icon from the tray?
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19 Feb 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Lloyd,

If the program doesn't have a option to add or remove it's icon from the tray, then you might see if selecting the Hide icon and notifications in the Notification Area Icon settings may be able to hide it for you.
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19 Feb 2010   #7
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

No use. I already had that. I want to completely remove it.
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19 Feb 2010   #8
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Give me the path to the program and I will script it for you and get it to you in a few minutes.
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20 Feb 2010   #9
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoHotkey\AutoHotKey.exe
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20 Feb 2010   #10
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

That's the program you were talking about in the first post?
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