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Sleep Keyboard Hot-Key?

  1. #1

    Posts : 34
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Sleep Keyboard Hot-Key?

    My i-rocks keyboard does not have a sleep button but I think it would be convenient for how much I drop what I am doing and run out the door...I always go to the sleep tile in the start screen.

    I was thinking there might be a way to set hot keys on a universal keyboard or do I need 3rd party software??

    I have a right click menu key on the right side of the space bar between Alt & Ctrl I never use and that would be a great sleep hot key...

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Windows Key + → + → + S + Enter works.

    The → means Right Arrow Key.

    Or you could create a shortcut to:

    rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0

    and assign a hotkey combo in the properties window of the shortcut.

    According to Google search....
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