Windows 10: Restore Alt + Space shortcut

Discus and support Restore Alt + Space shortcut in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Firefox has somehow been set to use Alt +Space as a search prompt; see image. I'm not sure how I did this yesterday but would like to get Alt + Space... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by StanWoodard, Jan 21, 2021.

  1. Restore Alt + Space shortcut

    Firefox has somehow been set to use Alt +Space as a search prompt; see image. I'm not sure how I did this yesterday but would like to get Alt + Space back to windows default. Any ideas please?

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    StanWoodard, Jan 21, 2021
  2. Arun B J Win User

    Keyboard shortcut Alt key not working


    Before we proceed, I need more information to help you better.

    • Since when are you facing this issue?

    • Did you make any software or hardware changes on your computer prior to this issue?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: You may check if the ALT key is functioning correctly in on-screen keyboard. It will help us to verify if there is any issue with the keyboard.

    Follow the steps below to open On-screen Keyboard.

    • Windows + Q, type OSK (on-screen keyboard)

    • And check if it works
    Step 2: Run Hardware and device Troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue is with your devices. Refer these steps:

    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top right to Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter.

    Keep us posted on this issue so that we can assist you better.
    Arun B J, Jan 21, 2021
  3. terrace Win User
    Screensaver shortcut

    I did this"
    Search Results

    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.Restore Alt + Space shortcut :)
    terrace, Jan 21, 2021
  4. Restore Alt + Space shortcut

    How to change the default keyboard layout shortcut.


    I would like to inform you that presently you may change the default keyboard layout by pressing
    Windows key + space and I would like to inform you that it is not possible to change the keyboard shortcut for the keyboard layout.

    • If you would like to create shortcut for the applications, please follow the below steps:
    • Right click on the application and select properties.
    • Enter a key combination in the Shortcut key field. The combination must be CTRL + ALT + a letter / number.

    Hope the information helps. Please do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
    Krishna Prasobh V, Jan 21, 2021

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