Windows Shortcut Keys

Posted: January 31, 2013 in Computers and Internet, Windows
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If you are using Windows, following are some handy shortcut keys with their actions to make your life bit easy.

Key Combination

Action

Windows Key + E

Opens Windows Explorer

Windows Key + L

Locks Windows

Windows Key + F

Open Search

Windows Key + R

Open Run Window

Windows Key + D

Minimise / Restore All Applications

Windows Key + Space

Peek to Desktop

Windows Key + Home

Minimise all Applications except the current Application

Shift + F10

Right Click

Windows Key + Number Keys from 1 – 9

Activate / Show Application on Taskbar.

Windows Key + Right Arrow

Switch between different Application Layouts

Windows Key + Down Arrow

Minimize an Application

Windows Key + Up Arrow

Maximize Application

Windows Key + Shift + Up Arrow

Fit Application height to screen height

Windows Key + Shift + Right / Left Arrow

Move Applications among the connected Displays when having multiple displays.

In an Application Alt + F4

Closes the Application

At Desktop Alt + F4

Brings Shutdown Window

 

I did find these in Windows 7, but have not yet tested on other versions of Windows.

 

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