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Windows 7: Hidden Desktop Shortcuts' Hotkey not working

30 May 2011   #11

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

Is it possible that there is a some sort of the service, which is set to manual startup and starts only when keys are activated, but does not start automatically with Windows?

You can use CodeStuff :: Starter to check that.
Just an idea...

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30 May 2011   #12
James Colbert


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
I think your solution doesnt work for windows 7... But thank you for trying to help
Mine have been in that location for years. It works in Win7 (although it may not be necessary in Win 7).

Your welcome, and good luck.

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