[python-win32] Capture "Windows Key" keypress

Mark Ferguson mferguson at ntlworld.com
Sat Jul 31 12:27:37 CEST 2004

Have a look at Peter Parente's excellent pyHook module at 

I know this can pick up the keyboard events, although I'm not sure if
you can remove it before the system processes it. Must be worth a look


On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 00:43, Nate Drake wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there a way to have my python program catch when the user has
> pressed the windows key, and to prevent the OS from seeing that the
> user has pressed it?
> I'm writing a small "game" with pygame, and he sometimes bangs the
> windows key and the game is minimized and I go back to the desktop.
> Thanks!
> Nate
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