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'[OT] how to disable [Ctrl] Q in Windows XP system'
2007\04\10@142822 by Dwayne Reid

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Good day to all.

Accidentally closed one too many applications and now I'm mad (at
myself, but mad nonetheless).

I tend to use keyboard shortcuts when navigating some my windows
applications.

Ever notice how easy it is to hit [Ctrl] Q instead of [Ctrl][Tab] or [Ctrl] W?

I do it all too often.  Getting sloppy in my old age.

Anyone know of a simple trick to disable or trap [Ctrl] Q?  Global
trap or disable is just fine.

Its easy in some of my other systems - I run an app called PowerPro
which allows this sort of thing.  But I don't have it loaded on all
of my machines.

Was wondering if Windows XP has anything built-in.

Thanks for any suggestions!

dwayne

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2007\04\10@145426 by Robert Rolf

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Useful info on defining hotkeys here:
www.smartcomputing.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles/2004/s1506/55s06/55s06.asp
Maybe you can define it to run something innocuous instead?

key-transformation.softboy.qarchive.org/
lets you redifine ANY keycode to something else. $45US

Since you already have a tool that will do it, why not install it?

Robert


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