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

    Auto HotKey


    Hi,

    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    26 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Ontario
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10 Version 1607 Build 14393.105

    Hi,
    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  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
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    27 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,409
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Hotkey shorcuts are very slow
Shortcuts on the desktop with hotkey mapping open very slowly when using hotkey. The same shortcuts open fast if I just double click them. There was one instant when they were opening fast using hotkey. I had not made any setting changes since then,...
Performance & Maintenance
Solved How do you switch between Hyper-V VMs with a hotkey ?
This is driving me crazy. Everything I search for doesn't come up with the right answer. I have two Hyper-V VMs and I want to run them both full screen and switch between them easily. At present I have to exit the VM into the host OS and back into...
Virtualization
Can't use Alt+W as a hotkey in Dota 2
This is a really strange bug. I can't figure out why it's not letting me specifically set the hotkey Alt+W for a command in the game. I can set Alt+Q and I can set W alone, but just this combination doesn't work. I'm so confused and I have no idea...
Software and Apps
Media HotKey Not Working
This is my only gripe since upgrading to windows ten. Itunes no longer loads when I press my media key on my keyboard. I've set it in the default apps but nothing, i've tried setting it to open other apps but nothing still. The other hotkeys,...
Software and Apps
Solved 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...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:46.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums