Prevent Back-ESC mapping

Removes the Back->ESC mapping that normally occurs when menus are visible, and for applications that subscribe to this behavior.

If you enable this policy, a button assigned to Back will not map to ESC.

If you disable this policy, Back->ESC mapping will occur.

If you do not configure this policy, Back->ESC mapping will occur.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\TabletPC
Value NamePreventButtonBackEscapeMapping
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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