ColdKey runs as a tray icon utility to disable over 350 different hot-key combinations in Windows 10 or Windows 11.
Secure Desktop has always been a product designed as a full desktop security solution. ColdKey is our solution for customers who just want to disable various hot-key combinations. Period.
ColdKey runs as a tray icon in the Windows Explorer shell. With ColdKey, there is one tabbed dialog with lists of over 350 different hot-keys. Simply check the hot-key combinations to disable.
Developing a custom replacement shell? This can be fairly simple, but disabling keystrokes is not. Use a custom shell with ColdKey for a complete solution.
The Windows Policy Manager provides many features for securing the Windows desktop. With ColdKey, disable over 350 different hot-key combinations. Take control over the Windows user interface.
ColdKey is ideal for software or hardware companies that need to easily disable Windows hot-keys. Please contact Visual Automation for volume licensing information.
The ColdKey Password is used for this dialog and for exiting ColdKey. The Password is not case sensitive.
Disable ColdKey Settings for the currently logged in user, located in the registry in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Visual Automation\ColdKey
When the OK or Apply button is clicked, for the currently logged in user, the settings are saved for that user. If Save As Default is checked, the default settings are saved also. Default settings are used when there are no settings for the currently logged in user.
Automatically start ColdKey, a setting in the registry.
ColdKey configuration is now stored in the following location in Windows 10:
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