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CM Storm Trigger issues - Windows 8

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Hey guys, so i got my first mechanical "gaming" keyboard and i need your help. I really enjoy the feel of the keyboard so i wouldn't want to change it but the trigger app that is supposed to help me customize the keys isn't really working.

Tried 1.2 and 1.1, both do the same thing - "Scanning for new OTF macros, this may take up to 30 seconds, please don't unplug the trigger" and it's getting stuck there. There's also a counter there that goes up to 9 before it freezes. Any of you have experienced this? as i've said i'm using windows 8.

Thank you and have a nice day.

PS: after searching for a bit i found the cleaning tutorials, ethylic alcohol seems to not be recommended but i've already used a 70% concentration on it ( clean freak) - how do i know if i've damaged it ...
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How long have you left the scanning process going?

I've a trigger and mine works perfectly with windows 8
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I've left it over night a few times since i don't usually close the pc when i go to sleep.
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AMD 8320 Asus M5A99X EVO Rev 2.0 Sapphire 7970 Kingston HyperX Beast 2x4Gb 9CL 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 830 128 Gb ThermalRight Macho r2-h0 Windows 8.1 Corair 650W TX 
Case
Zalman Z11 Plus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k Gigabyte Z77x UD3H Intel HD 4000 Geil Black Dragon 2 x 4 GB 1600 Mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 830  Thermalright True Spirit 120 Windows 7 SP1 x64 Corsair 650TX v2 
Case
Corsair Carbide 400R 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4790k Asus VII Ranger Gigabyte 290 8 Gb Corsair DDR3 
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