L10 Windows - Disable Home Button

Article ID: 10811765

Issue / Question

How do I disable the home button on my Xplore L10 Windows 10?

Applicable To

Xplore L10 Windows 10

Resolution / Answer

L10 model does not support disabling the home button through BIOS and / or Button Remap in the OS.  

1. Create a registry file by coping an pasting the following highlighted text into a blank Notepad.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout]
"Scancode Map"=hex(2):00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,5B,E0,00,00,00,5C,E0,00,00,00,00

2. Save the file as "Disable_Home.reg". The icon on the file shows it as a registry icon.

3. Using a thumb drive, copy this file into your L10's "Desktop".
4. Tap on the file and except the prompt (twice). The new registry file will be imported.
5. Reboot the L10. Upon reboot, the physical HOME key is disabled.

+ Applicable Products

  • XBook L10
  • XPad L10
  • XSlate L10