Shortcut Keys for Windows


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These short-cut keys Work with Windows XP, not sure about latest versions of Windows.

Minimize all loaded programs and windows Windows Button + M
Show Desktop Windows Button + D
Search Files and Folders in Windows Windows Button + F
Load Windows Explorer Windows Button + E
Load Run Command Window Windows Button + R
Open Start menu Windows Button or Ctrl + Escape
Load Utility manager Windows Button + U
Lock Windows Windows Button + L
Show Windows Task Manager Ctrl + Shift + Escape
Load Windows Help F1
Close any active program or window Alt + F4
Close any sub window Ctrl + F4
Minimize any active program or window Alt + Space + N
Maximize any active program or window Alt + Space + X
Restore any active program or window Alt + Space + R
Move any active program or window (maximized) Alt + Space + M
Re size any active program or window (not maximized) Alt + Space + S

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One Response to Shortcut Keys for Windows

  1. mdanishtaha says:

    To do this Press this key
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    Display Internet Explorer Help or to F1
    display context Help about an item in
    a dialog box

    Toggle between full-screen and other F11
    views in the browser

    Move forward through the items on a TAB
    Web page, the Address box, or the
    Links box

    Move through the items on a Web page, SHIFT+TAB
    the Address box, or the Links box

    Go to your Home page ALT+HOME

    Go to the next page ALT+RIGHT ARROW

    Go to the previous page ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE

    Display a shortcut menu for a link SHIFT+F10

    Move forward between frames CTRL+TAB or F6

    Move back between frames SHIFT+CTRL+TAB

    Scroll toward the beginning of a UP ARROW
    document

    Scroll toward the end of a document DOWN ARROW

    Scroll toward the beginning of a PAGE UP
    document in larger increments

    Scroll toward the end of a document PAGE DOWN
    in larger increments

    Move to the beginning of a document HOME

    Move to the end of a document END

    Find on this page CTRL+F

    Refresh the current Web page F5 or CTRL+R

    Refresh the current Web page, even if CTRL+F5
    the time stamp for the Web version and
    your locally stored version are the same

    Stop downloading a page ESC

    Go to a new location CTRL+O or CTRL+L

    Open a new window CTRL+N

    Close the current window CTRL+W

    Save the current page CTRL+S

    Print the current page or active frame CTRL+P

    Activate a selected link ENTER

    Open the Search box CTRL+E

    Open the Favorites box CTRL+I

    Open the History box CTRL+H

    In the History or Favorites boxes, CTRL+click
    open multiple folders

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