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Windows 7: Keyboard mapping

19 Feb 2019   #1

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)
Keyboard mapping

Has anyone used Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4 with Win-7

System Requirements state ...
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista,
Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2
The "Global Development Site" link is no longer available

Is KLC suitable for Win-7 ?

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20 Feb 2019   #2
wither 2

Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit

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03 Apr 2019   #3

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)

@ wither 2
Thank you for your input

From your tip-off ...
Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4 is not compatible with Win-7
I can remap keys with RandtRant's - SharpKeys

I use Ctrl+Insert to show my clipboard extender (ClipX) but occasionally I poke the Insert key on its own and end up unwittingly in "Overwrite" mode.
I am hoping to use AutoHotKey to hook the Insert key ....
Keydown event Ctrl+Insert to show my clipboard extender
KeyUp event Insert to modify the Insert key state to "Insert" mode

My apologies for late reply, my health is interfering with life
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04 Apr 2019   #4
wither 2

Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit

I wonder if setting the Compatibility mode to XP for the Creator .exe file would solve your problem.
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