05-11-2010 07:43 PM
I have a Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901 that I'm using with an HTPC running Windows 7.
The remote comes with an orange button in the top-left corner that by default, when pressed, opens the Windows "My Computer" window. I would like to remap / reprogram this button to act like the green "Windows Media Center" button instead on a Windows Media Center (WMC) remote; that is, open Windows Media Center if it isn't already open, or go to the WMC homepage if WMC is already open.
I've tried several keyboard-remapping utilities including SharpKeys, Key Mapper, and KeyTweak, with no luck so far. None of these utilities recognize the orange button.
I was able to use a utility called Keyboard Scan Code Generator to determine that a press of the orange button has a KeyData value of 16777217 (0x1000001), and a "Virtual Code" value of 182. (The other "media" buttons on the N5901 have the same KeyData value, but different Virtual Code values).
Is there any way to accomplish this?
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06-01-2010 07:03 AM
I was able to figure this out. I posted my solution here: http://superuser.com/questions/140173/lenovo-mini-wireless-keyboard-n5901-remap-orange-my-computer-b...