Windows 10: Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10

Discus and support Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10 in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I wanted a way to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry and later 'enable' it on windows 10. Till now i tried AutoHotKey to disable it and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/aex2314, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10


    I wanted a way to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry and later 'enable' it on windows 10. Till now i tried AutoHotKey to disable it and PowerToys to remap it but if the applications are closed they don't work. A .reg file would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!! Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10 :)

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    /u/aex2314, Jan 22, 2021
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  2. Bree Win User

    Alt-F4 change back to close window

    Alt+F4 will shut down whatever app/window currently has focus. If that is a window for an app then that app will close, bringing up it's closing dialog if needed (eg Notepad's 'Do you want to save changes.....?' prompt).

    But if you first click on an empty part of your Desktop or Taskbar before using Alt+F4 then the 'app' that currently has focus is the Windows UI (user interface) - and asking that to close down will bring up the Windows UI closing dialog....


    Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    So just make sure that you have clicked on the window that you want to close before using Alt+F4 and it should work as you expect.
     
  3. DTG1 Win User
    Alt-F4 change back to close window

    Idk what happened to alt-f4 that it changed to shut down/change user menu, but I want it back as close window. I dont want to use AHK just for 1 hotkey, and afaik win10 does not have a way to change/edit windows hotkeys without editing the registry. So, what can i do to edit the F-keys to change or create shortcuts? (like changing alt-f4 back to close window)
     
  4. Need help to disable alt+f4 to close apps thru registry in Windows 10

    F4 closing window.

    Just pressing F4 is closing a window and that is problematic when I want to press 4 but I accidentally mistype and press F4 closing the window. How do I make it so that only Alt-F4 will close a window and not just F4 itself.
     
    ratatattatat, Jan 22, 2021
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