Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

                   SHORTCUT KEY                                                                                     USE

1.                    WIN + D—————————————————————- DISPLAY THE DESKTOP

2.                    WIN + E——————————————————————OPEN MY COMPUTER

3.                    WIN + F———————————————————————– DISPLAY FIND

4.                    WIN + L———————————————————————–LOCK SCREEN

5.                    WIN + M————————————————————–MINIMIZES ALL OPEN WINDOWS

6.                    WIN + R—————————————————————DISPLAY THE RUN COMMAND

7.                    WIN + U——————————————————————OPEN UTILITY MANAGER

8.                WIN + CTRL + F———————————————————-DISPLAY FIND : COMPUTER

9.                WIN + SHIFT + M—————————————————RESTORES ALL MINIMIZED WINDOWS

10.                WIN + TAB———————————————-CYCLE THROUGH THE BUTTONS ON THE TASKBAR

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                                                                      ALT KEY SHORTCUTS

                                                                                                              CLOSE THE ACTIVE WINDOW 

11.                 ALT + F4———————————————————-                           OR                                                                                                                                                                QUIT THE ACTIVE PROGRAM   

12.            ALT + SPACEBAR—————————————–DISPLAY THE SYSTEM MENU FROM ACTIVE WINDOW

13.               ALT + TAB————————————————————SWITCH BETWEEN OPEN ITEMS

14.             ALT + ENTER——————————————-DISPLAY THE PROPERTIES OF THE SELECTED OBJECT

15.               ALT + ESC—————————————-CYCLE THROUGH ITEMS IN THE ORDER THEY WERE OPENED

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                                                      INTERNET EXPLORER SHORTCUTS

16.           CTRL + A—————————————————SELECT ALL ITEMS ON THE CURRENT WINDOW

17.           CTRL + B—————————————————-OPEN THE ORGANIZE FAVORITES DIALOG BOX

18.           CTRL + C—————————————————COPY THE SELECTED ITEM TO THE CLIPBOARD

19.           CTRL + D—————————————————ADD THE CURRENT PAGE TO YOUR FAVORITES

20.           CTRL + E———————————————————–OPEN THE SEARCH BAR

21.           CTRL + F————————————————————–FIND ON THIS PAGE

22.           CTRL + H———————————————————-OPEN THE HISTORY BAR

23.           CTRL + I———————————————————–OPEN THE FAVORITES BAR

24.           CTRL + N————————————————————–OPEN A NEW WINDOW

25.           CTRL + P—————————————————PRINT THE CURRENT PAGE OR ACTIVE FRAME

26.          CTRL + R ——————————————————–REFRESH THE CURRENT WEB PAGE   

27.          CTRL + S ————————————————————SAVE THE CURRENT PAGE

28.          CTRL + V—————————–INSERT THE CONTENT OF THE CLIPBOARD AT THE SELECTED LOCATION

29.          CTRL + W————————————————————-CLOSE THE CURRENT WINDOW

30.          CTRL + X——————————–DELETE THE SELECTED ITEMS AND COPY THEM TO THE CLIPBOARD

31.          CTRL + U———–CHANGE PAPER,HEADERS AND FOOTERS,ORIENTATION,AND MARGINS FOR THIS PAGE

32.          CTRL + Z———————————————————–DISPLAY THE LIST OF ZOOM PERCENTAGES

33.         CTRL + MINUS—————————————————————ZOOM OUT

34.         CTRL + PLUS——————————————————————ZOOM IN  

35.         CTRL + END—————————————————-DISPLAY THE LAST PAGE TO BE PRINTED

36.         CTRL + L.ARROW——————————————————GO TO PREVIOUS PAGE

37.         CTRL + R.ARROW———————————————————GO TO NEXT PAGE     

38.         CTRL + TAB——————————————————–MOVE FORWARD BETWEEN FRAMES

39.     CTRL + SHIFT + TAB—————————————————–MOVE BACK  BETWEEN FRAMES

40.       CTRL + ENTER——————–ADD “WWW” TO THE BEGINNING AND “COM” TO THE END OF THE

                                                                                        TEXT TYED IN THE ADDRESS BAR   

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General keyboard-only commands

  • F1: Starts Windows Help

  • F10: Activates menu bar options

  • SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object

  • CTRL+ESC: Opens the Start menu (use the ARROW keys to select an item)

  • CTRL+ESC or ESC: Selects the Start button (press TAB to select the taskbar, or press SHIFT+F10 for a context menu)

  • CTRL+SHIFT+ESC: Opens Windows Task Manager

  • ALT+DOWN ARROW: Opens a drop-down list box

  • ALT+TAB: Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window)

  • SHIFT: Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature

  • ALT+SPACE: Displays the main window’s System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)

  • ALT+- (ALT+hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window’s System menu (from the MDI child window’s System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the child window)

  • CTRL+TAB: Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) program

  • ALT+underlined letter in menu: Opens the menu

  • ALT+F4: Closes the current window

  • CTRL+F4: Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) window

  • ALT+F6: Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)

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