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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Early Deprecation Notice: Windows XP and Server 2003 support

On Aug 27 02:42, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > On Aug 26 15:23, Andrey Repin wrote:
> >> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> >> 
> >> > On Aug 26 12:56, Helmut Karlowski wrote:
> >> >> > > Guess that's better than to stick with the kludges, migration to 10 is
> >> >> > > on the way.
> >> >> > From what I've seen and heard W10, while mostly stable, still coerces users
> >> >> > towards the software as (an expensive) service model and follows the dictum
> >> >> > that Microsoft knows more about what you want than you do (default saves to
> >> >> > microsoft cloud storage, grabs your pictures for background slide show
> >> >> > without asking, etc.).
> >> >> 
> >> >> I hope I can customize it to behave like XP (only the goodies of 
> >> >> course).
> >> 
> >> >
> >> 
> >> That doesn't solve the hotkeys bound at driver levels, unfortunately.
> >> Half of my keyboard dead now thanks to the move to Win7.
> > I don't understand this one.  Quick explanation, please, even if it's OT?
> I was using Win+Arrows to switch between virtual desktops, and
> Shift+Win+Arrows to move windows between desktops.
> For years.
> Decades even.
> But SUDDENLY Microsoft decided that having such freedom is too much for the
> user, or perhaps it was considered a security risk, I don't know.
> I can no longer use these keys in userland.
> Even if I disable the idiotic functionality that is bound to them by default,
> I can't use these keys for anything else.

Well, I guess you're supposed to do this by wiping over the screen with your

On a more serious note, I read

Maybe one of AutoHotKey or KEYWIN2 are helpful?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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