|Disable the Windows Key (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
Category: Home > Hardware > Mice and Keyboards
This tweak disables the Windows key that is found between the Ctrl and Alt keys on a Windows enhanced keyboard.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new Binary value, or modify the existing value called 'Scancode Map' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
|Scancode Map||REG_BINARY||00 00 00 00 00 00 00...|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]|
Name: Scancode Map
Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
Value: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 00 00 5B E0 00 00 5C E0 00 00 00 00
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: August 11, 2002