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Change Quick Keys On Keyboard


Is it possible to change the "quick keys" on my keyboard with windows 7? I'm not sure if the title describes what i'm asking for correctly, but here's what i'm wondering. I have a multimedia keyboard, with buttons at the top for my home page, forward, back, email, etc. Before wiping and upgrading my pc to windows 7 (which i love), i was able to set what these keys did. For example, i have a shareware calculator program, i'd like it to run when i hit the calculator button, instead the windows 7 calc comes up. Anyone have any ideas for this?

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