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Windows 7: Play/Pause button does not work on MS Wireless Keyboard 2000

21 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit Service Pack 1
Play/Pause button does not work on MS Wireless Keyboard 2000

What can I do here?

If I have the software uninstalled, I can get the button to work, but now the Mail button goes to Outlook!

However, if I have it installed, the play button will NOT work, sometimes causing Explorer to crash.

I'm not paying MS $35 to get this fixed! Greedy savages, they have enough $$!

I'd be willing to edit the registry, but I cannot find the mention of the play button anywhere.

Things I've done so far: uninstall, reinstall software (Intellipoint AND Intellitype Pro 8.2) and removed a bunch of instances of Intellitype from the registry (I did not remove all of them as there were a lot of references). Also, I think trying to remove the driver references caused my computer to crash.

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21 Sep 2011   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition

The Play button only works with CD/DVD or media center/media player, not IE or youtube... but you do need the MS keyboard sw installed for it to do so...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit Service Pack 1

Let me clarify: the button DOES work when the software is uninstalled, and it DOESN'T when the software is installed.

I'm testing it with iTunes.
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