1.    26 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 134
    Windows 8.1 Update 1

    Auto HotKey


    This is a question about the program Auto HotKey, I would ask on their forum but I cannot register so I am hoping for help here.

    I am new to this program and not even sure if this is the correct program for my needs.
    I want to remap a specific key on my keyboard, the power key, i want this to trigger a script to first sign out of windows then to put my laptop in sleep mode.
    I then want to remap my media controller, it has a power button that at the moment does nothing. How can I set this to perform an action?
    Also i would like my media controller to wake my pc up from sleep state but when i look in device manager i has no power management tab.
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  2.    26 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10 Version 1607 Build 14393.105

    I use AHK some, but I'm not an expert. So I can't help you with remapping your power button.

    Can you explain why you cannot register on the AutoHotkey Forum? Go to this site: https://autohotkey.com/boards/

    Then click "Register," and follow directions. What is blocking you?

    You could try their IRC channel, many helpful experts there.
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  3.    27 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 134
    Windows 8.1 Update 1
    Thread Starter

    it just wont email me the confirmation
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  4.    27 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,470
    Win 10 Pro (1709)

    You may find your email address is regarded as suspect by their site- I've found that certain of my email address formats aren't even accepted by a few sites. The answer is to have a couple of different alternative email addresses.

    Sign up to something well-known like gmail-

    As to devices being able to wake a PC - that very much depends on your PC. For example, astonishingly it took my unusually competent laptop supplier some time to discover that my PC model no longer supported the keyboard waking it.
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