Windows 10: I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work

Discus and support I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; In my day-to-day use of my laptop, I typically use the task view shortcut to navigate through my apps as I like to have my apps organized by desktops... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by TateMorris1, Dec 1, 2021.

  1. I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work


    In my day-to-day use of my laptop, I typically use the task view shortcut to navigate through my apps as I like to have my apps organized by desktops and I also typically use macros in my mouse to perform that command at the press of the button. However, today when I tried doing it, it wouldn't work. Instead, it just used the tab function where it would box in different apps, add indents to paragraphs in word editors, or jump around webpages. After a lot of diddling around, I found out the only windows shortcut to work is the Windows+L shortcut that locks your screen. The windows button clearl

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    TateMorris1, Dec 1, 2021
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  2. terrace Win User

    Screensaver shortcut

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    I would suggest you to try the following steps and check if that helps.

    • Go to the folder C:\Windows\System32 and sort by file type.
    • Look for the screensaver file type (.scr).
    • Find the file scrnsave.scr(you can choose any of the screensavers).
    • Right click and select send to>desktop (create shortcut). The shortcut on my attachment, but when i click on it my screen goes off and on and nothing else.I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work :)
     
    terrace, Dec 1, 2021
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 commands/shortcuts/env. var.

    I didn't see on your list using Win-X to bring up the basic setup of system tools like the original control panel, easy access to device manager, etc. not technically a list of commands, but at least a shortcut *Smile I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work :)
     
    Ahhzz, Dec 1, 2021
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  4. Monk.e83 Win User

    I cannot get most windows shortcuts to work

    Unlocked Realtek HD Audio Drivers Windows 7 & 8 (With Dolby Digital Live and DTS Interactive)

    DTS supported natively by Windows 8/8.1 and it should work on windows 10 too just DDL require to unlock your driver .
     
    Monk.e83, Dec 1, 2021
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