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Plugin - Global Multimedia Keys

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Heh. Was just trying to get my MS Natural MultiMedia keyboard working with iTunes, so I configured them to run the iTunes remote (also by localhost). Wonder if this would do the same thing. The MS software had built-in support for iTunes, but what annoyed me was that Play/Pause only seemed to play, not pause.

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I LOVE U! =D I can finally use itunes now while playing. BTW, restart itunes guys then test if it works or not. anyway thanks again man! =D

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Localhost I have Multiplugin instead of this but I'm guessing multiplugin uses somethign similar.

can you modify this so that if the Previous or Next keys are held down the track fast forwards/rewinds? I don't have ffwd /rwnd buttons just Previous & Next on my multimed keyboard so this would be handy

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I have an HP usb cordless kit, and the keyboard has playing controls, but they only work when iTunes is on focus. This plug-in is what i was looking, but cuak... it doesn't work for me...

Also i can't get winamp to work with the keys

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I have an HP usb cordless kit, and the keyboard has playing controls, but they only work when iTunes is on focus. This plug-in is what i was looking, but cuak... it doesn't work for me...

Also i can't get winamp to work with the keys

It's acutally kinda funny, I used this plug-in for a long time and it worked perfectly. The only thing was that it would only work if I made sure that the iTunes window was out of focus the first time I hit the play button on the keyboard, during a new session. When I recently formatted my system, I found out that the "fix the media keys" option in mPlugin (mode 2) works even better.

If you choose to go with this plugin (not mPlugin) make sure you copy the dll to the correct paths (see Minsky's post above).

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Thanks localhost, I was recently thinking about this.. low and behold, you have the solution!

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Yrs this works in itunes7 - I found this thread only 3 days ago and installed this on 3 machines. Really cool - thank you.

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thx a lot works fine with my fujistu siemens keyboard :)

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Thank you so much! It works well for my Inspiron 6400 keys :D

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localhost.... YOU ARE AMAZING. this has been bugging me like crazy ever since i had to switch to itunes from wmp (bc of my ipod). THANK YOU!

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Thanks a lot for this fix. Works perfectly with itunes 7.0.2.16. The most recent itunes update had overwritten my previous solution to this problem.

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Thank you very much! To anyone else wondering where the iTunes Plug-Ins subdirectory is, all you have to do is make one from scratch.

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Sorry, but it's still not working. I'm using an HP multimedia keyboard, running Win XP. Updated with new driver from HP (file ver. 4.1.100.1332). I copied the mmKeys.dll file to all of the directories listed, but still the same problem: the keyboard play/pause/stop/prev/next buttons only work when iTunes is the active window. (Volume knob always works.) Any ideas?

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... the keyboard play/pause/stop/prev/next buttons only work when iTunes is the active window. (Volume knob always works.) Any ideas?

As I mentioned earlier, I never got rid of this quirk myself. Upon a restart, make sure iTunes is running but out of focus the first time you hit the play button on your media keyboard.

The "Mode 2" media key functionality in the latest mPlugin solved the issue for me completely.

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Thanks, dude. Got a Dell Inspiron 9400, and this plugin works perfectly. Good job.

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Awesome. I thought something was wrong with keyboard I just bought. It's a HP. But now the media keys are working.

Now if only I can figure out why some of the other keys aren't working.

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Hi, this was working well at first but then i updated itunes to 7.1. Now it still works, but when i press the any of the buttons, it does the action twice. Any help would be appreciated.

EDIT: Sorry, it seems that itunes now works without that .dll, so i removed it and its now working perfectly :).

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