How to disable the shortcut Alt + S in Windows 8?
HP Pavilion p6-2310ew, 64-bit Windows 8
To resolve this problem in Windows 8, you must go to:
Menu\Programs\HP C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start help and support
Click with the right button on the HP Support information
Click on properties
Click on the box next to the shortcut key
Press backspace while the field says "no".
(Note that if you cannot access the folder above, you need to show hidden & system files.) In a file Explorer window click on the view tab at the top, then click on options on the right, select "Change the folder and search options" If prompted. go to the view tab in the context menu. Check Show hidden files, folders, drives. Uncheck Hide protected operating system files. apply)
Tags: HP Desktops
Whenever I click on F1 he opens Windows Help and Support. I read on the forums about how to to disable it but none for Windows 8. I need the F1 key for games.
If you press the ESC key when you turn on the computer, it should give you a start menu.
Select Configuration of the BIOS (F10). This will take you to a configuration utility. Arrow during setup of the system.
You should now have the option to disable the action keys.
Here is a link that will show you how to disable the action keys.
I would like to know how everything goes.
Original title: left disabling Alt Taskbar pop-up Menu window
I have problems with the taskbar. Every time I tap my left Alt key twice, then left Alt + (1-6) a context menu appears. It's the same thing as right click a tab on your taskbar for anyone who is struggling to recreate my problem. Right Alt does not cause this problem.
It is very bad news for me as the focus of changes in context menu of what I do. I play video games in my free time and have game left keybinds for Alt + 1,2 & 3. I will support on these keybinds quickly all while playing. This will cause the context menu for taskbar activate and I'll be tabbed out of my game.
I searched for weeks trying to solve this problem and I have not found any that is worked. I tried to disable the jump lists. I tried to change the registry for a right click on the taskbar. I saw patches of this forum and several others and nothing I found works.
Recently, I contacted Microsoft to the it Department by phone and said they knew exactly how to fix this and if I have to pay $50 to one of their technicians have to connect to my computer that they would have this problem corrected in the blink of an eye. I find this limit extortion honestly and I hope someone had this problem and can provide steps on fixing it.
Thank you for your answer, but the answer you provided is for a question that is different from what I was living. Your link has solved a problem with someone who has the taskbar pop up when their mouse/cursor passes over. My problem was to have a drop down of the taskbar appear whenever I type left Alt + 1/2/3/4 etc.
However, I have since fixed. If there is anyone else out there with this problem, it's a hardware problem with my keyboard. I couldn't get anyone to recreate my problem by pressing left Alt + 1, etc. (although you can recreate my problem to click with the right button on a program in the task bar), so I reset my left Alt key. After resetting my left Alt key this problem does occur more (yay)
original title: trail window Disable
In Windows XP, how do disable you the window trail? In other words, the outline of the window when you drag.
Go to control panel | Mouse. Probably in a tab as the pointer Options, you will find a trail of pointer option, you can uncheck.
every time I turn on my pc it connects to the WiFi automatically, I want to know how to disable this option, I want that it ask me to put the password key to connect to my wireless network, at the same time that it always automatically connect pls give me the solution to this...
for the first time that I have connected to the wireless network, he asked me to put in the password to connect, now everytime I turn on the computer it connects to the net without prompt to put me in the authentication key...
Go to control panel > all items in the control panel > network and sharing Center > manage network wireless (in the left pane) and right click the one you want to change, and then click Properties > tab connection.
There are three fields that can be changed: automatically connect when range, connect to a more preferred network and connect even if the network is not broadcasting. Change them accordingly.
I want to disable the keyboard on the screen of my startup because it slows down the speed of my boot, I tried different things, but I can't yet find a solution... so please help me disabling
You can prevent the Visual keyboard facilitated access to automatically
> starts when you load Windows by disabling "use on-screen Keyboard.
> box on the page "Use the computer without a mouse or keyboard" in the
> Ease of access Center. (Open the Control Panel, click ease of access, click on)
> Ease of access Center, and then click on the computer without a mouse or
See you soon. Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I recently activated automatic arrΩt and once again I want to disable now... so please get me the right answer
deactivation of the steps so you can...?
The same way, you must have put in place. Start | All programs | Accessories | System Tools | Task Scheduler. Right click on the task you created and delete it.
Is it possible, and how, to disable the shortcut keys for the camera wizard?
The default keys interfere with shortcuts of Microsoft Office (Word) - for example Alt + F9 to show/hide codes field to turns on the properties of camera assistant, Alt + 10 screen settings of camera etc.
I find this very frustrating.
Of course you can turn it off.
You must remove the software from the camera in msconfig start up.
So go to start-run-msconfig online online
Go to the Startup tab and disable the camera software. Restart the computer laptop and that s all!
How to disable the automatic reset button in windows xp pro. On the closure of this computer goes out, but then restarts auto in minutes. Thank you, john
Tried the remedies without results. I would appreicate help.
Thank you john
How to disable the F1 help key in windows vista
There is no way to do this under Vista. It is possible that some 3rd party programs won't work - but most don't work with some keys and function keys are often not included. I spent almost an hour to research and come up with only the following (and that cause extremely advanced registry editing that I have does not feel comfortable recommending that even I would have trouble following him).
Here is a program which doesn't specifify no limitation (although this means not it not all):http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/map-any-key-to-any-key-on-windows-xp-vista/. You can do a test to see if it does the trick.
I hope this helps.
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Is someone can you please tell me how to disable the automatic IP Configuration in Windows 7? I am happy to change the registry to implement if necessary.
Because my PC sometimes gives an IP address like 169.254.0.1. This is because Windows has detected that your computer is connected to a network, but the PC has not yet given an IP address by DHCP on the network, so Windows Server the automatic IP Configuration comes in and gives the PC an IP address that starts with 16.254.
The reason why that the DHCP server on the network has not given an IP address was because the network is coming a few seconds before the DHCP server comes up, and the automatic IP Configuration Windows comes too quickly.
Of course, once the PC has an IP starting 169.254, he cannot communicate with my router that has an IP address that starts with 192.168. The only cure, outside re-booting, is to issue the ipconfig/renew command to obtain an IP address from the router DHCP server.
If I can turn off the automatic IP Configuration of Windows (I could disable in XP) then I can avoid this error.
One option that you have.
You can set the IP address to a static IP address.
Network and Internet
Network and sharing Center
Click on connection to the Local network (a separate dialog box opens Local Area Connectin status)
Click on Properties (opens the dialog)
Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
Click on Properties
On the general tab, move the radio button to use the following IP address:
Here you can set the IP address that you want to use the machine.
Example of Configuration:
You will need to note the IP DNS addresses you need more.
If you like you can even use a set of public DNS servers for free. http://www.online-tech-tips.com/cool-websites/free-DNS-server/
Please note that the sample configuration assumes routers IP is 192.168.0.1, check please. :)
I just bought a new windows 8 CD. It has been stated in the CD that I can use to download/install up to 5 times. So I installed windows 8 to my PC and my laptop. I had matched in the product key to my laptop, after I tried seizes the same product key to my PC, which results in an error whichn I had discovered later that you can only use 1 product key for 1 comp.
So my dilemma is now I want to use the product key on my PC and not on my laptop. How to disable the product key/uninstall 8 windows in my laptop so I can use the product key on my PC since I use my PC more.
Also there is a time at which I should activate my windows 8 on my PC? because I'm afraid I'm not able to use it and I will get blocked by microsoft until I can fix this error.
Please help me on how I can solve this problem.
Press the Windows key + X
Click prompt (Admin)
At the command prompt, type: slmgr.vbs - upk
Press enter, this will uninstall the product key of the computer and to the evaluation mode, you are now free to use it on another computer.
On the computer where you want to enable Windows 8, you will need to reactivate by phone:
1. press the Windows key + X , and then clickrun, and then type: slui.exe 4
2. then press the ENTER"" key.
3. Select your "country" in the list.
4. choose the option "activate phone".
5. stay on the phone (do not select/press all options) and wait for a person to help you with the activation.
6. explain your problem clearly to the support person.
How to stop the shortcut ctrl-alt-s bringing HP info? I use this shortcut elsewhere.
Here it is:
How to disable the keyboard shortcut mode?
Hi Captain Alexandre Chappuis,.
(1) what is the number of brand and model of your keyboard?
(2) what do you mean by keyboard shortcut mode? Please provide more information on this
Method 1: If F-lock (function lock-FN) is available on the keyboard, turn it off and then check if it makes a difference
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How to disabled the alt button?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:48:11 + 0000, ArielPilapil wrote:
How to disabled the alt button?
Why do you do this? This can screw up a lot of things.
But you can disable any key or keys by using software such as the free
SharpKeys to http://www.randyrants.com/sharpkeys/
Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP
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