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Windows 7: Disabling/ editing a hotkey shortcut

15 Jul 2010   #1
Ryan11

Windows 7
 
 
Disabling/ editing a hotkey shortcut

Here's my issue:

I apparently set up my screenshots to take with the hit of s for easy access while playing games. The problem is now everything I hit s, it takes a screenshot. I've spend countless hours searching on the net for a solution so I thought I'd come here to see if someone has had a similar problem. Is there a location I can find where I can edit and or disable all hot key commands? Thank you.


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16 Jul 2010   #2
Ryan11

Windows 7
 
 

Anyone? Help please.
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16 Jul 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Try the steps in this tutorial.

Windows Key Shortcuts - Enable or Disable
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17 Jul 2010   #4
Ryan11

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the reply. I tried option 1 to no avail. I currently have home premium so the local group policy editor is not available to me.

Is there somewhere else I'm possibly overlooking? I know the original shortcut key was not "s" for a screenshot, I'm pretty sure I made it so through an option somewhere. The problem is I cannot figure out how to get back to that option screen to disable or change the screenshot to a key I wouldn't use typing regularly, as I don't need thousands of screenshots per week. Any other ideas would be great.
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