Computer/Windows Shortcut Keys

computer & windows shortcut keys

Windows shortcut keys tutorial: It is sometimes really annoying when you have to turn to your mouse to carry out a number of clicks especially when you are doing most of your work using the keyboard. Well, now you can switch to computer shortcut keys that will help you carry out a function using the keys instead of going through a number of mouse clicks.

Initially you may get confused with the shortcuts as to which computer keyboard shortcuts perform what functions, but once you are used to it the entire process becomes simpler. You can improve your experience with Windows 10 by learning the below mentioned simple windows shortcut keys

Windows key Open/Start Menu
Windows key + A Open the Action centre
Windows key + C Open Cortana help in listening mode
Windows key + D Display/hide desktop
Windows key + E Open – File Explorer
Windows key + G Open Game bar while a game is already open
Windows key + H Open –  Share charm
Windows key + I Open Settings
Windows key + K Open – Connect quick action
Windows key + L Lock the PC/ switch accounts
Windows key + M Minimize all the windows
Windows key + R Open – Run dialog box
Windows key + S Open Search
Windows key + U Open – Ease of Access Center.
Windows key + X Open the menu- Quick Link
Windows key + Number Open – application pinned to taskbar right in the place shown through the number.
Windows key + Left arrow key Snap app – windows left
Windows key + Right arrow key Snap app – windows right.
Windows key + Up arrow key Maximize – App windows
Windows key + Down arrow key Minimize – App windows
Windows key + Comma Peek the desktop temporarily
Windows key + Ctrl +D Adding virtual desktop
Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow Move between – virtual desktops
Windows key + Ctrl + F4 Close present virtual desktop.
Windows key + Enter Open Narrator
Windows key + Home Minimize all excluding open desktop window
Windows key + PrtSc click a screenshot and then save it in folder called Screenshots
Windows key + Shift + Up arrow Stretch your desktop window right at the top/ bottom of your screen.
Windows key + Tab Open – task view
Windows key + “+” key Zoom in  with the help of magnifier
Windows key + “-” key Zoom out  with the help of magnifier
Windows key + Shift + M Restore all minimize windows
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open  – Task Manager
Alt + Tab Move between all open apps
Alt + Tab Switch the all open app
Alt + Right arrow key Go forward
Alt + Page Up Move up – one screen
Alt + Page down Move down –  one screen
Ctrl + Alt +Tab See open tabs
Ctrl + C Copy the items selected to the clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste items from clipboard
Ctrl + X Cut the items selected
Ctrl + A Select the entire content
Ctrl + Z Undo any action
Ctrl + Y Re do any action

There are many more shortcuts keys associated with Windows 10 that can make your work easy.