Disable Windows Key

Ever wanted to disable the windows keys because they get pressed accidentally and ruin your game or because the key has got stuck in your keyboard which dates back to the previous millenium(mine does!). Here's a way to do it.

To disable the Right Windows Key

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,5C,E0,00,00,00,00


To disable the Left Windows Key


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,5B,E0,00,00,00,00


To disable Both Windows Keys

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,5B,E0,00,00,5C,E0,00,00,00,00




Restoring Your Windows Keys



Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=-



For the .reg files visit(& for the source of this article):
http://johnhaller.com/jh/useful%5Fstuff/disable%5Fwindows%5Fkey/

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