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Shortcut keys assigned but not functioning

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by shooby43, Jan 19, 2007.

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  1. shooby43

    shooby43 Thread Starter

    Jan 19, 2007

    I've been attempting to create shortcut keys for "My Documents", "My Pictures" and "My Videos". I created the regular shortcut icons on my desktop and adjusted the properties, setting the shortcut space to be ctrl+alt+d for "My Documents". The shortcut saves its properties properly, I can see so when I attempt to re-edit them that they are unchanged, but when I try to actually USE the shortcut key it does not work.

    I've found all kinds of threads on the internet of people who don't place the shortcuts on the desktop, or have interfering shortcuts etc. but these are quite litterally the only shortcuts I've ever attempted and so I know there's nothing for them to be interfering with.

    If anyone has speculation what to do, it would be much appreciated.
  2. kshitijdivakar


    Jan 18, 2007

    Edit the shortcut and change it to something else like Ctrl + Alt + Q.

    Try it. If may work.

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