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    Enable or Disable Windows Key in Windows 10

    Enable or Disable Windows Key in Windows 10

    How to Enable or Disable the Windows Key in Windows 10
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    24 Mar 2017
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    How to Enable or Disable the Windows Key in Windows 10

    information   Information
    The Windows key is the key on a keyboard with the Windows logo on it. The Windows key can be used for keyboard shortcuts to open Windows features with.

    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the Windows key for all users in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable the Windows key.

    Note   Note
    The downloadable .reg files below will add and modify the binary value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout

    Scancode Map binary value

    00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,5b,e0,00,00,5c,e0,00,00,00,00 = disable
    (delete) = enable



    Here's How:

    1. Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Enable Windows key

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Enable_Windows_key.reg

    download


     3. To Disable Windows key

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Disable_Windows_key.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. Sign out and sign in, or restart the computer to apply.

    8. If you like, you can delete the downloaded .reg file.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    27 Dec 2016 #1

    I almost thought this tutorial was how to disable the Activation Key in Windows Though now I read the tutorial, I think this would be a great prank.
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       27 Dec 2016 #2

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