Sending Windows Key and Application Key to Windows VNC Server

Christopher Hickman tophu "at"
Tue Jan 20 19:12:01 2004

This is a mod to the vncviewer that implements ALT-TAB support, etc.  
The author mentions that the low level hook supports the capture of the 
Windows key, so if you have the time and inclination, you could add 
that support to this code.

It is on the TODO to add support, so perhaps the author will add it 
anyway.  If you wanted to ask if it could be updated, you could contact 
the author here: <assaf "at">.   Note, however, that I have had 
no luck in receiving a response to previous emails I've sent to the 

Good luck,

On Thursday, January 15, 2004, at 02:22  PM, Jonathan Gillaspie wrote:

> Is there any way in RealVNC to send the Windows Key and/or Application 
> Key to the Windows VNC server.
> Ctrl-Esc isn't what I'm after, I want to use the Windows Key the way 
> Windows does with it's key shortcuts (Win-R for Run, etc.)
> Looking through the archives someone posted what looked like a pretty 
> straight forward patch for adding support for that into the windows 
> server by mapping them to SUPER and HYPER - but it doesn't look like 
> that's been incorporated into the code base.   Even if detecting that 
> key on the Windows client is difficult it would be very valuable to 
> send it from non windows clients and/or providing a Right-Click menu 
> item in the Windows client to send it.
> --
> Jonathan Gillaspie
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> Redstone Software, Inc.
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