disable windows input method hotkey

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UPDATE: it seems the following methods still fails, as restart pc or windows update will invalidated the setting

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Avoid the annoying hotkey to trigger the IME shape/punctation in Chinese for half/full
see tutorial: http://superuser.com/questions/327479/ctrl-space-always-toggles-chinese-ime-windows-7
In addition to disapble Ctrl-Space, IME shape/punctation hotkeys are also disabled, which are shift-space and ctrl-period respectively. Once your edit the hotkey in GUI, which you will fail, you may need to rerun this reg file again. Logout to make it take effect

copy the following into notepad and save as “diasableIMEHotkey.reg” to anywhere in your PC. right click “merge” will import them into registry.

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method\Hot Keys\00000010] for simplified Chinese,  for traditional Chiese, use : [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method\Hot Keys\00000070]

Once your edit the hotkey in GUI, which you will fail, you may need to rerun this reg file again. Logout to make it take effect

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method\Hot Keys\00000010]
"Key Modifiers"=hex:00,c0,00,00
"Target IME"=hex:00,00,00,00
"Virtual Key"=hex:ff,00,00,00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method\Hot Keys\00000011]
"Key Modifiers"=hex:00,c0,00,00
"Target IME"=hex:00,00,00,00
"Virtual Key"=hex:ff,00,00,00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Input Method\Hot Keys\00000012]
"Key Modifiers"=hex:00,c0,00,00
"Target IME"=hex:00,00,00,00
"Virtual Key"=hex:ff,00,00,00

 



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