Keyboard shortcut to System Tray

  SGBowen 14:54 06 Mar 04
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I have a programme that runs in the System Tray (on Windows 98) which I open up as a window by clicking on its icon. How can I make a keyboard shortcut to achieve the same effect? If I knew the DOS code to do this, I could assign it to a key in Winkey (which I use).

  LastChip 16:01 06 Mar 04

but why not try something like this click here ?

  SGBowen 16:16 06 Mar 04

Yes, I like Winkey, but I can't see how to make it open a programme that is already running in the System Tray.

  LastChip 16:37 06 Mar 04

I just realized it's what your already using ;-(

So, can you not make a shortcut to the desktop and then use Winkey to launch the program?

You can always stop the program running in the System Tray, by using the command in Start; Run;

msconfig

and under the Startup tab, disable the program.

Is that not an option?

  SGBowen 22:12 06 Mar 04

It's a programme that starts up automatically when I start another programme. So I can't stop it being in the System Tray in the way you suggest. You would just think there must be a way of using a keyboard shortcut as the equivalent of clicking on a system tray icon.

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