Sunday, May 4, 2008

Asus Notebook Keys 1.3

http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/asus-notebook-keys-v1-3.150016/

NP_ wrote a two application set allowing you to assign the actions of your Asus notebook hardware buttons (see the other post specific to R2H).




Package:
  • AsusNbKeys.exe - main service module, it must be always loaded (do not close it from Task Manager, use "Stop AsusNbKeys process" button of AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe instead);
  • AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe - setup module, manages settings for main service; run it only for making changes to settings.
Features:
  • You can set own actions for additional buttons of your Asus notebook or leave them by default;
    Possible own actions:
    • run any application or file (vbs-script, for example) with parameters,
    • simulate keystroke to use it as hotkey with some other program,
    • just do nothing;
    *v1.1: added ability to block all additional buttons by hotkey (Win + Space);
    *v1.3: added ability to supply parameters for app being executed.
Requirements:
  • /!\ The Asus's ATK0100 driver + software, HControl.exe MUST be 1043.2.15.64 or newer version;
  • Windows XP 32bit or Vista 32Bit;
  • Do not change names of programs of this package.
Installation:
  • Download and unzip to some safe place;
  • Add shortcut for AsusNbKeys.exe to autorun;
  • Run AsusNbKeys.exe;
  • Run AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe and set up your keys as you want.
Upgrading:
  • Run your old AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe and press "Stop AsusNbKeys process" button;
  • Close AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe;
  • Overwrite AsusNbKeys.exe with newer version;
  • Overwrite AsusNbKeysCtrl.exe with newer version;
  • Run AsusNbKeys.exe.
PS: please report bugs...

Download:
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Updated to 1.1.
  • Block all buttons via Win + Space (enable this option first);
  • Fixed small bug ("Remove" did'n turn off).
Updated to 1.1_FIXED.
  •  AsusNbKeys.exe does not use msvcr80.dll anymore.
 Updated to 1.3.
  •  Added ability to supply parameters to application being executed;
  • Trying to fix Vista errors (the program can get disabled after sleep\hibernate, can't find ATK0100 AC event).

5 comments :

  1. Great, works good with asus x72v!

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  2. Great stuff, but you should thank the authors as well :-) see the thread at the top.

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  3. Oh my god! This works so well with my ASUS V1S-B1! Thanks!

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  4. LINK to program is not valid please for update.

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    1. It appears they have changed the forum software and links were not working anymore. Searching the forums found the thread again and updated the links, thanks.

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