Windows Key + M failure

  Stonechatz 12:12 28 Feb 09
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All other Windows Logo shortcut commands function OK i.e. Window Logo Key + U = access utilities; Windows Logo Key + L = locks computer.
BUT - if I attempt to use Windows Logo Key + M = minimise all windows to taskbar - nothing happens! Is there a way of toggling just this one feature, that I might have inadvertently set to OFF?
The M key works normally in every other way, Win XP Home SP3, IBM Kbd Layout (British settings).

  User-1229748 12:33 28 Feb 09

does windows key +D work?

  Stonechatz 13:13 28 Feb 09

Its an odd phenomenon - WKey + M selects documents and programs that begin with M - and WKey D is similar - it finds programs on the desktop that start with D ... ! WKey + D also, as it happens, fails to work :)

  DieSse 15:28 28 Feb 09

What programs are you running when you use it - some programs can modify combination key functions.

  DieSse 15:39 28 Feb 09

Are you by any chance running a program called WinKey - which allows modification of these shortcuts
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  Stonechatz 18:01 28 Feb 09

No - no Winkey... ;) Fails on Word, My Computer, Webshots etc etc - either alone or all together.

  woodchip 19:21 28 Feb 09

Works okay on my Laptop

  woodchip 19:22 28 Feb 09

You may need to try a different keyboard, they do wire them different

  DieSse 19:28 28 Feb 09

"....they do wire them different"

No - it's all done in software.

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