If you are running Windows on a Mac in , the Command key functions as the Windows key. I got one just now. So then you know what to type next time. What does that key do? ¨ Oddly, they hung up at this point. They only gave up when I asked was it a record to keep them on the phone for their bullshit call for half an hour. You can reset the keyboard driver to see if it repairs it for you.
And then he tried to get me to download teamservice or whatever it was. Windows key + R Open Run dialog box. Said he was from Windows at the Sydney Australia site so I asked for him number which he said was 9252678747. Shift+Windows logo key + number Start a new instance of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number Ctrl+Windows logo key + number Switch to the last active window of the program pinned to the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number Alt+Windows logo key+ number Open the Jump list for the program pinned to the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number Windows logo key + Tab Cycle through programs on the Taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D Ctrl+Windows logo key + Tab Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the Taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D Ctrl+Windows logo key + B Switch to the program that displayed a message in the notification area. Then I was like, I should be saying that to you because I once told him to enunciate better cos he was mumbling at some point. It is not necessary to capitalize the letter you press in combination with the WinKey.
He thought I was dumb when I asked where he was calling from then I asked him if he was from India or Indonesia or the Philippines or anything over there and he just laughed. That took a long time as well…hilarious. I pretended nothing happened and he walked me through how to do it by going into Windows and searching. This only works when a password is required to logon in the first place. Some things never change — the sun goes up, the sun goes down, and the evil will try to prey on the weak.
He was under the impression that I was falling for this scam so he transferred me to another gentleman Rick who instructed me to download Team Viewer teamviewer. He called to help me remove said virus. Source: Edited June 24, 2011 by Paultx. I played along and then told him it brought up a porn site. But here are a link to another homepage. Where is the Menu key application key on the keyboard? Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows. He read me the address from the website onlinecomputerexpert.
After I wait a good while the typing starts appearing again. Windows key + Left arrow key Snap app windows left. Also, keyboards do not have a pause key. This was I was passed from manager to Manger. Then I got into a long argument with him and he started screaming and yelling at me and swearing at me. Or shudi still format my laptop or else? The Windows logo key also known as Windows-, win-, start-, logo-, flag-, command-, or super-key is a key which was originally introduced on the in 1994.
I managed to block 10 minutes of their time yeah! They have a phone number and I hear so many people have received these calls. Same call, this time the Indian accented guy said he was calling from London. Microsoft said it was scammers and Microsoft never calls someone unless that someone has an appt. I must have got the new guy, he just called and blabbered something about our email being hacked and he needed to check our computer. He woke me up so he kind of caught me off guard at first: The timing of these people with me… lol. He told me he would tell me my licensing number as well. Otherwise, minimizes the active window.
If the search charm is already open, it has no effects. On Microsoft's Entertainment Desktop sets designed for , the Windows key is in the middle of the keyboard, below all other keys where the user's thumbs rest. A common action that is not shared with Windows is for the key to allow dragging a window around from any location without raising it. That I would just do as they say so they could hack into my computer. He told me he was from Microsoft and it was their obligation to let me know that somehow I had downloaded spyware and malware from the Internet.
I talked to the guy for 5 minutes to prevent him from scamming anyone else at least for a little while before he started getting impatient with me and I had to get him to take me off the list. In europe they keep making these calls. If your keyboard does not have a Windows key, you can access the Start menu, but not other shortcuts, by pressing Ctrl-Esc. Windows key + PrtScn Capture a screenshot and save in Screenshots folder. Windows key + K Open the Connect quick action.