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Windows hotkeys not working with fullscreen applications.

  1. #1


    Posts : 143
    Windows 8.1

    Windows hotkeys not working with fullscreen applications.


    Hello!
    My problem is an old one, but still present in 8. Which is the hotkeys I define for elements in the start menu folder or desktop don't work when a program is in fullscreen mode. For some reason windows disables them in this occasion. Is there a way to change this behaviour?

    (It got a little bit better though, because in 7 the hotkeys stayed disabled for a minute or so...)

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  2. #2


    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot


    Maybe this will help, otherwise i think the process of disabling hotkeys may be a bit complicated...

    HotKeyz

    If not, ill tinker with my settings and get back to you..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows hotkeys not working with fullscreen applications.
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