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Paige100-
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Remap Calculator Button?

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I've read through posts about remapping the omen key to something else, except it doesn't apply to me. 

 

I use the omen key daily. It comes in handy. What's really inconvenient, is the calculator button. I'm constantly pressing Windows + Calc key instead of Windows + PrntScrn when taking screenshots. I also sometimes press it instead of the omen key. 

 

I have literally no use for it. It's just gotten to the point of driving me over the edge haha. Really frustrating. Was hoping I could switch it to something like File Explorer, or Chrome. Maybe even to Recycle Bin. 

 

 

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Run Registry Editor (regedit)

Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AppKey\18

Create there a String Value and name it ShellExecute. Double click on it and set a new value.

 

The value can basically be any command you want to run like path to chrome executable, explorer for File Explorer, shell:RecycleBinFolder for Recycle Bin, shutdown command whatever. Or leave it empty if you just want to disable it.

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ks0
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Run Registry Editor (regedit)

Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AppKey\18

Create there a String Value and name it ShellExecute. Double click on it and set a new value.

 

The value can basically be any command you want to run like path to chrome executable, explorer for File Explorer, shell:RecycleBinFolder for Recycle Bin, shutdown command whatever. Or leave it empty if you just want to disable it.

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Paige100-
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Would I just type something like "Task Manager?"

 


Edit: Got it working. Thanks!

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