Disable Win+X Shortcut Keys on Vista

Disable Win+X Shortcut Keys on Vista

How to Disable Win+X Shortcut Keys on Vista

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 Since Windows has been around, there have been many shortcuts created for the more keyboard savvy people since they got into the mainstream.
 Many examples include pushing the Windows+E buttons for Explorer and of course Windows+D for the desktop.
 If you ever wanted to get to disable shortcut keys, then proceed further.
 However, if you don’t care and just want to try this out for experimental reasons, then keep on reading.
 There is a way to actually get rid of it.  It takes a simple registry edit hack, which has to be downloaded.

Manual Registry Edit Hack

 The trend will be to open regedit.exe through the start menu search box on Vista.  You then have to navigate to the following key below and if it’s not there, create it.
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
 Next, you have to create a 32-bit DWORD called NoWinKeys and the value has to be 1.
 For it to properly work and take effect, you’ll need to log off and then log back on for it to work without trouble.

Downloadable Registry Hack

 Disable Win+X Shortcuts
 Just unzip the files and then double-click on the NoWinKeys.reg to finally disable all the shortcut keys.
 Enable Win+X Shortcuts
 Pretty much the same as disabling except you double-click on the RestoreWinKeys.reg and it should be back to normal.

Like previously stated before, you have to log off and then log back on for the changes to take effect.

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