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Disable windows key

dushantha Rathnayake
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Joined: Feb 27, 2010
Posts: 103

How can I disable the windows key?I want to lock my pc. please help me.

thank you.
Matt Cartwright
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Joined: Aug 25, 2008
Posts: 149

You mean the Meta-Key? I don't have a Windows key.

Are you trying to lock-down you PC?

From a Swing or console application?

For Swing and keys, have a look here.

Hope that helps

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24183

I have always used a pen-knife. They pop right off.

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