1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    WIndows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #1

    Win + P hotkey suddenly no longer works - Help?


    Been using Windows 10 since it came out, but suddenly today, my Win+P hot key do nothing, so it wont allow me to select which of my screens I want to use in a fast and easy way. Other hotkeys like Win+X, Win+Tab etc are still working. Anyone that has a clue on how to resolve this problem?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       06 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello Johan, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if the Display Switch shortcut below may be able to open it instead.

    Display Switch shortcut - Create in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    WIndows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Johan, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if the Display Switch shortcut below may be able to open it instead.

    Display Switch shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    Just pressing Win+R and entering Displayswitch opens it, so it is the very shortcut for the key that dont work. The displayswitch.exe software that handles it works perfectly.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       06 Aug 2015 #4

    At least you have a workaround for now, but I'm not sure why the default shortcut key is not working for you.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    WIndows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #5

    I am unable to find any useful info regarding it, but I suspect something must have happened to a registry entry somewhere. And sadly, I can not fix this.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    WIndows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #6

    After uninstalling Avast antivirus, functionality was restored!
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       07 Aug 2015 #7

    Great news. Odd that was the cause.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    WIndows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #8

    Indeed. Guess there are something in Avast Free that is not really working right in Win 10.
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