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How can I use the Windows Logo Button as custom hotkey?

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    Windows 8.1

    How can I use the Windows Logo Button as custom hotkey?


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    Is there any way to set up a hotkey using the windows logo button in sequence with another? for example "Win + Z" or "FN + Win". I have classic shell downloaded on my windows 8.1 laptop, and I want to set up a hotkey for the metro start screen. I'm aware of how to make a hotkey through a shortcut's properties, but there's no way to use the windows button as one of the keys.

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    Joisey
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    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    I use classic shell and SHIFT-WIN toggles between the two types of desktop. Not in sequence, hold shift and press win. This is a setting under classic start menu "Controls" tab.
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How can I use the Windows Logo Button as custom hotkey?
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