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how to press a shortcut key Ctrl+W under given criteria.

by omairhe / August 31, 2010 1:09 AM PDT

I run google chrome and i see google chrome not shutdown properly with a restore button on top. Only way i can think of is press Ctrl+W to make it go away with keyboard.. with mouse u can simly click close button but not interested in this way.
So my question is .. is there a way whenver google chrome run after 1 second of time a hotkey automatically sends key Ctrl+W??

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Not sure what you mean.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 31, 2010 9:08 PM PDT

"is there a way whenver google chrome run after 1 second of time a hotkey automatically sends key Ctrl+W?"

Would that not close Chrome immediately? If so, why open it?


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by omairhe / September 4, 2010 6:27 AM PDT

thanks for taking time on this. Actually I have microxp installed in this laptop and whenever i click log off on it somehow automatically logs me again after closing explorer and applications.. (kind of like a quick restart) However the quick restart also shuts down chrome improperly.
I have already 2 pages set to be running whenever chrome starts. So the Ctrl+w will turn off the first tab of the two tabs. thus remains the second tab. Doing this will remove the annoying Restore Bar that appears in first tab.

Idea here is that both the tabs open same page and close the one with Restore Bar on top due to improper shut down.
So its all about removing the restore bar that appears on top of chrome after improper restart.
Hope i explained it clear..

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Just a note about microxp
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 4, 2010 9:07 PM PDT
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That's a stripped down version of XP, often available through torrents or other pirate sites. I am doubtful it is officially available from Microsoft.

If you're talking about a pirated OS then any further help ends here. Forum Policy forbids it.

If this is some 'official' OS, then being the stripped down version is going to work differently and be missing a few things.


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2010 11:09 PM PDT

I won't offer any tutorials but if you research AUTOIT you find a very smart system to automate such things.

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by omairhe / September 4, 2010 6:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes.

Thanks.. I'll give it a try.

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Another note about microxp.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 4, 2010 9:10 PM PDT
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It looks to be the usual cracked XP. This discussion is locked because of that as we can't discuss such a thing.

I'll part that a few I know who tried them always asked me how to fix the oddest things. Since I didn't run such an OS I often had no clue how to fix it.

But my thought is that what ever they did in changing/modifying that OS is a source of trouble.

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