Windows 10: Windows Built in OS hotkey (NOT assignable application hotkeys)

  1.    05 Jun 2018 #1

    Windows Built in OS hotkey (NOT assignable application hotkeys)


    We use dual screen with one application using 1 screen, and the other screen for everything else including the Desktop, File Explorer etc.

    Application 1 requires a special Macro Keyboard which sends out CTRL-SHIFT-1 (and 2, 3, 4 etc) to it. These cannot be changed.

    Unfortunately Windows' Desktop OS built in hotkey for CTRL-SHIFT-1 (and 2, 3, 4) happens to be a shortcut to change the desktop & file icon sizes to extremely large etc. Go on, try it. Click on your desktop and press CTRL-SHIFT-1

    How can I either disable these hotkeys when its on the desktop? And still have the Application 1 working with them obviously? Or if I can re-assign them to change active application window that will be even better.

    Please note, these ARE NOT application hotkeys, they are Windows OS built in.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    05 Jun 2018 #2

    If you run this ahk file (with Autohotkey installed) - it disables CTRL SHIFT 1. (zipped to comply with site requirements).

    You can compile it (create an exe) - rt click and Compile with autohotkey installed.

    Extend by adding lines for the others. It's just a text file.
    autohotkey test.zip
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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