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Disable Windows key?

  1. #1

    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Disable Windows key?

    Hello, I'm running Linux in Virtual Box and I need the shortcut windows + L to do something. When I press it, Windows locks. I've unchecked auto-capture keyboard in Virtual Box and I've tried both Windows Key - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums and Windows Key Shortcuts - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums and they did not work. So how do I do it?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 333
    Windows Server 2012 R2 / 8.1

    Hey ErraticFox,

    Have you installed the guest additions within your linux machine?

    example of this on linux mint:
    How do I install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint? - Virtual Machine - Tutorials

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Disable Windows key?
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