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Windows 7: Windows logo key

11 Sep 2009   #1
jluisc79

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600)
 
 
Windows logo key

Hi!

My laptop is an old IBM Thinkpad T43 and there is no windos key logo in the keyboard.

There is any way in Windows 7 to set up other key to do the windows logo key function?

Sorry for my bad english


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11 Sep 2009   #2
Antman

 

CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
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11 Sep 2009   #3
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
ehm..not exactly, for instance i can press 'Win Key' + 'P' when my laptop is connected thru hdmi to; Extend, Duplicate, Projector Only and Disconnect Projector. How would jluisc79 replicate that?
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11 Sep 2009   #4
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
ehm..not exactly, for instance i can press 'Win Key' + 'P' when my laptop is connected thru hdmi to; Extend, Duplicate, Projector Only and Disconnect Projector. How would jluisc79 replicate that?
CTRL+ESC

release

displayswitch.exe

Enter
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11 Sep 2009   #5
Antman

 

Next?
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11 Sep 2009   #6
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
ehm..not exactly, for instance i can press 'Win Key' + 'P' when my laptop is connected thru hdmi to; Extend, Duplicate, Projector Only and Disconnect Projector. How would jluisc79 replicate that?
I think that is the Fn + F8 (usually) combination, right? That might be there even if he doesn't have the Windows key.
jluisc79, let us know
Anyway, I never understood why you have that key while you can just click Start?
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11 Sep 2009   #7
Antman

 

You could remap (create scan code) for an unused key to emulate.

Key Mapper

KeyTweak Homepage
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11 Sep 2009   #8
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wallyinnc View Post
Anyway, I never understood why you have that key while you can just click Start?
the windows key can be used in combination with other keys to do stuff.

eg winkey+r = run

i'm not sure if the op meant to combine keys, or just to see the start menu.
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11 Sep 2009   #9
jluisc79

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
ehm..not exactly, for instance i can press 'Win Key' + 'P' when my laptop is connected thru hdmi to; Extend, Duplicate, Projector Only and Disconnect Projector. How would jluisc79 replicate that?
Exactly... i would like to use the shortcuts made through windows key logo:

- Windows + L to Lock Computer
- Windows + P to switch projection modes (clone, extend, single, multiple monitors, etc.)
- Windows + Tab

Thanks
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11 Sep 2009   #10
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wallyinnc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
CTRL+ESC - same thing.

CTRL+ESC - la misma cosa.
ehm..not exactly, for instance i can press 'Win Key' + 'P' when my laptop is connected thru hdmi to; Extend, Duplicate, Projector Only and Disconnect Projector. How would jluisc79 replicate that?
I think that is the Fn + F8 (usually) combination, right? That might be there even if he doesn't have the Windows key.
jluisc79, let us know
Anyway, I never understood why you have that key while you can just click Start?
adjust screen brightness up (F7 for down), at least on my laptop. but Ctrl+Esc (or click start ) then typing displayswitch.exe works when connected to a projector (ie, external output). But there are third-party programs available to re-map for instance the left Ctrl Key as the Win Key (Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator) don't mess about too much tho, u don't wanna screw everything up.
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