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Windows key won't take me to desktop during gaming

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So my Ducky Shine arrived to day and I love it! Blue led with mx reds. Anyways, when I am playing league of legends, my windows key wont take me to my desktop, I have to alt + tab. I had the same problem with my other keyboard. Which leaves me thinking the keyboard is not the issue, something with my computer is. Can anyone help me out?
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post #2 of 6
I have that issue myself on my BlackWidow.

Honestly, I think it's just the game, because it works any other time.


Also.... WHAT'S WRONG WITH ALT+TAB?! It needs pressed too, you know! tongue.gif
 
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A lot of games lock out the windows key, cos they think that you want to play the game, if you are playing the game.
    
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post #4 of 6
Could be something in the game, have you tried CTRL+ESC because it can also do the same thing as the Windows key.
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esc + ctrl worked, ctrl + esc did not. when I hit the windows key at the desktop, it brings up the start menu. this makes no sense because my friend said his windows key works.
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post #6 of 6
"windows key" opens the start menu, "windows key + D" goes to desktop. try that.

oh, and make sure that dip switch 1 is pointing down.

also have a look at the in game options. i know that sc2 has a "disable windows key" option, your game may have something similar.
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