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CLSID Key (GUID) Shortcuts List for Windows 8


Brink

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#21
Hello Brink. First of all, thank you for this very thorough and well documented list.

Now, I have a question:

Apart from the two search CLSIDs (that use the new modern interface)

Search Apps

{2559a1f8-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

Search Files

{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}



were you able to find the CLSID for "Search Settings" (equivalent for WIN + W keyboard shortcut)? I couldn't locate it in this list.

I tried to search for it manually in the registry, but had no luck. Also tried with RegShot Unicode (x64), but didn't get any useful info either.

It would be very helpful for me if I could find this CLSID as I want to integrate it as a button in a custom toolbar for Total Commander (I use it for 12+ years and it's miles ahead Windows File Explorer). Not that I'm so lazy and I couldn't press Win+W, but would be nice as a custom button too :)

Thanks!

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yoshi05

Hello Yoshi, and welcome to Eight Forums.

I haven't found a GUID number for "Search Settings" yet either.

If you like, you could use the "Search Settings" shortcut in the new tutorial below for this.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/24321-search-settings-shortcut-create-windows-8-a.html


Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
 
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yoshi05

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#22
Thank you very much for this. Yes, it helps me a lot, as I can assign anything I want in the Total Commander command box.

I believe that "Search Settings.exe" it's a AHK or AutoIt script that emulates (sends keystrokes) Win+W, correct? :)

It's a nice idea.

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yoshi05
 

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You're most welcome Yoshi.

Yes, that's exactly correct for what the "Search Settings.exe" is. :)
 

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#24
CLSID MAIL AND STORAGE IDS

RESPECTED ADMINISTRATOR SHAWN SIR WHERE IS THE CLSID KEY FOR MAIL . ?
WITH THE BELOW KEY I CANT CHANGE THE ICON OF MAIL IN ALL CONTROL PANEL ITEMS





PLEASE HELP ME TO CHOOSE RIGHT IDS FOR MAIL AND STORAGE SPACES

E-mail (default program)

{2559a1f5-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

 
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Hello Afarhath, and welcome to Eight Forums.

The correct target location to use for a shortcut of that is this below. It opens whatever desktop program you have installed and set as your default email client program. For example: Windows Live Mail or Outlook


explorer.exe shell:::{2559a1f5-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
 

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    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Logitech MX Master
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    Internet Explorer 11
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

afarhath

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#26
All Control Panel Items1.png

RESPECTED ADMINISTRATOR BRINK SHAWN SIR,
FIRST OF ALL LET ME THANK YOU FOR THIS WINDOWS FORUMS. I HAVE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING FROM YOUR FORUM WHICH ARE AS UNDER
1. CHANGING WELCOME TEXT SHUT DOWN AND RESTARTING TEXT
2. SHELL.BRD CHANGING
3. ICON CHANGING IN CONTROL PANELS
4. AND FOR MANY MORE SOFT WARE ISSUES I HAVE FOUND SOLUTIONS THROUGH YOUR FORUMS. I AM REALLY IMPRESSED AND VERY GRATEFUL TO YOUR FREE SERVICE FOR PEOPLE LIKE ME.

KINDLY GIVE ME CLSID KEYS FOR THE CIRCLED ITEMS IN THE ABOVE IMAGE.

REGARDS
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
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#28
SIR
I HAVE TRIED THIS KEY {F942C606-0914-47AB-BE56-1321B8035096} BUT I COULD NOT FIND DEFAULT ICON FOR STORAGE SPACES. IF YOU TEACH ME HOW TO HUNT FOR KEYS; I WILL BE GRATEFUL AND YOUR TIME ALSO CAN BE SAVED.
THANKS AND REMAIN
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#29
SIR
I AM REALLY SORRY. YOU HAVE GIVEN THE RIGHT KEY AND I HAVE SEARCHED WRONGLY. NOW IT WORKS AND CHANGED THE ICON. THANK YOU VERY MUCH AND SORRY FOR MISUNDERSTANDING SIR. I AM REALLY SORRY.

REGARDS
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It's no problem. :)
 

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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    1920x1080
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    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
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    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Logitech MX Master
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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Mustafa,

You can create shortcuts for these with these locations. :)

Flash Player Settings Manager = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\FlashPlayerApp.exe

Mail Setup - Outlook = explorer "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\MLCFG32.CPL"

The Office15 folder in this path will vary depending on what Office version you have installed, so you may need to change this for what you have instead. Office15 was for my Office 2013.​
 

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    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

afarhath

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#32
SIR
CREATING A SHORT CUT FOR FLASH AND MAIL AND CHANGING ICONS IN CONTROL PANEL IS NOT POSSIBLE FOR ME AND I AM UNABLE TO CHANGE IT IN ALL CONTROL PANEL ITEMS. I WOULD BE GRATEFUL IF YOU GIVE ME CLSID KEYS FOR THE ABOVE OR PLEASE GUIDE ME HOW TO FIND THOSE KEYS IN REGISTRY.HOW CAN I FIND KEYS ? PLEASE HELP ME.
REGARDS
MUSTAFA
 
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I can't find any CLSID numbers for these two items.

All I can find were for the shortcuts I posted above. You can change the icon of the shortcuts to any icon you like. You will not be able to use them to change the icon for these two items in the Control Panel though.
 

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    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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    64-bit Windows 10
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    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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Hello ST3, and welcome to Eight Forums.

I'm sorry, but your link seems to no longer work.

Could you provide more details for what you are wanting here instead?
 

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
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    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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Hello qbunnie, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Thank you. Yep, it's removed in 8.1. I made a note in the tutorial for this. :)
 

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

Surfin

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#40
Hello all,

Thanks for all these shortcuts Brink !

I'm looking to add a shortcut that open the Windows 2012 (not R2) Home screen.
Microsoft add the :winkey: Start button in Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 but not in Windows 2012, and I can't upgrade it :(

Do you have a solution for me ? :think:

THX
 

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