1.    06 Aug 2015 #1
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    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.    06 Aug 2015 #2
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Johan, and welcome to Ten Forums.

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

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    06 Aug 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink 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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
    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.    06 Aug 2015 #4
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    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.    07 Aug 2015 #5
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    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.    07 Aug 2015 #6
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    After uninstalling Avast antivirus, functionality was restored!
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  7.    07 Aug 2015 #7
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    Great news. Odd that was the cause.
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  8.    07 Aug 2015 #8
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    Indeed. Guess there are something in Avast Free that is not really working right in Win 10.
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