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Watch for pressed "Quick key" on a laptop?

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I have laptop computer - HP-Compaq nx9020. It has 5 "Quick" keys on top of the keyboard.

I want to make a script to watch for these keys and launch an application of my choice, when one of them is pressed. The problem is that I don't know the HEX codes of these keys, and I can't use _IsPressed().

Is there any function which can give me the HEX code of the pressed button?

Or any other way to get these? :o

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Does the laptop manual mention any software that lets you configure those keys?

It's quite possible that those buttons are handled by a special driver completely separate from the keyboard.


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Does the laptop manual mention any software that lets you configure those keys?

It's quite possible that those buttons are handled by a special driver completely separate from the keyboard.

Yes, there is a HP program called "Quick Launch Buttons". But I don't like it very much. :o

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well what do the keys do if they launch a specific program or something you can just check if the process is runnign or something ? just an option

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well what do the keys do if they launch a specific program or something you can just check if the process is runnign or something ? just an option

The HP program can customize the action of 3 of the 5 quick keys. And it takes about 5MB of the memory, because it has tons of other rubbish I don't use.

If I make a script to check for the processes launced by the HP program, that means, that the mem usage will be 5MB + the memory of my script.

My goal was to make a "light" script to customize all 5 keys. :o

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there is a support forum on the HP page.

HP Notebook Support Forum

there are hp technicans reading, too. perhaps they can help you with the codes.

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