Disable Ctrl+Alt+S Shortcut for HP Support Information, PC Doctor

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

If you bought your PC from HP/Compaq, then when you press 【Ctrl+Alt+s】, it'll pop up the HP Support Information window. (also, 【Ctrl+Alt+h】 pops up the PC Doctor software.)

hp support info window
HP Support Information window.

Disable the Hotkey for HP Support Information

hp support info pc help n tools
The “HP support information” software in Start menu. On some machines, it's “Compaq Support Information”.
  1. Open your Start menu, look for the folder named “PC Help & Tools”
  2. Right click the “HP support information”.
  3. Then, chose Properties.
hp support information properties
the Properties window.

Click on the Shortcut tab, then the Shortcut key field, then just delete it there.

You can also find the file directly at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PC Help & Tools.