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Windows Vista Application Hotkey Issue

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by apinel, Apr 30, 2010.

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  1. apinel

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    Yesterday I created a folder in my desktop with shortcuts to my most commonly used apps. (i.e. email, web browers, RSS, etc). I also went into the properties of each app. and created a hotkey for each. It worked wonderfully and made me very productive. However, just a couple of hours ago, the hotkeys stopped working (for all the apps. that I created hotkeys for). The basic hotkeys (i.e. CTRL+ALT+DEL) still work though. I checked the properties of the shortcuts again and the hotkeys are still there. The only thing I did recently was install HP upgrade for my printer and enabled/disabled bluetooth. Can anyone help?
     
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    I changed my hotkeys from CTRL+ALT+KEY TO CTRL+SHIFT+KEY and this seems to have fixed the problem. It seems that assigning the traditional CTRL+ALT+KEY for application hotkeys is not very sustainable with Windows (it's buggy).

    Thanks anyways.
     
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    It was short lived. The problem came back...
     
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