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Old 29-03-2010
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How do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key?

Hello friends,
I am very frustrated about this Windows key. Whenever playing any high end game on my computer, Windows key accidentally press by me and it results in minimizing the current game. I want to disable it during playing game. Can anyone tell me how do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key? Please help me.
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Re: How do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key?

If you are using Microsoft keyboards then you have to use following steps. It is very easy to do this.
1.First go to Control Panel.
2.Now in that window look out for Keyboard icon. Just open it.
3.In the Keyboard Properties go to "Key Settings".
4.Now make changes as per you want.
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Re: How do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key?

To disable the Windows key, do the following steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type regedt32, and then click OK.
2. On the Windows menu, click HKEY_LOCAL_ MACHINE on Local Machine.
3. Click the System\CurrentControlSet\Control folder, and then double-click the Keyboard Layout folder.
4. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, type in Scancode Map, click REG_BINARY as the Data Type, and then click OK.
5. Type 00000000000000000300000000005BE000005CE000000000 in the Data field, and then click OK.
6. Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer.
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Re: How do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key?

Hey you can disable Windows key in the following way.
I have given following .reg files. Just download as per your comfort and install it.
1.To disable left Windows key click here.
2.To disable right Windows key click here.
3.To disable both Windows keys click here.
Just download in your computer and then open it to add it to your registry. After saying yes, restart your computer.
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Re: How do I disable or change the keyboard Windows key?

Hey you can easily disable or change the keyboard Windows key using KeyTweak.
To get this application click here.
Just download and open it. Now make changes as per your comfort. after making changes just restart your computer to apply those changes.
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