With the introduction of computers, our life has become easy and fast. Computers have become an integral part of our lives and working on them will become much easier if we use some keyboard shortcuts to execute the tasks.
Here is the regularly updated list of some useful keyboard shortcuts that are handpicked to ease your work for sure.
1. Windows + M or Windows + D
Maximizes and Minimises all active Windows.
2. Shift + Delete Key
Deletes any file permanently.
3. Ctrl + Scroll Mouse Wheel
“Zoom In” or “Zoom Out” any opened page.
4. Ctrl + Shift + T
Open the closed “Tab” in the browser again.
5. Alt + Tab
Switches between different programs running in the background.
6. Ctrl + Print
Captures the Screen.
Although in the newer version of windows there is a separate button PrtSc for taking a screenshot.
7. Alt + Left Arrow key (←)
Takes you to the previous page.
8. F2 Key
Lets you rename any file.
9. Windows + L
Lock your PC.
10. Ctrl + D
Bookmark any web page.
11. Ctrl + Shift + B
Hide or Unhide the “Bookmark Bar”.
12. Ctrl + Shift + O
Opens the “Bookmark list”.
13. Windows + Left(←) or Right(→) arrow key
Simultaneously opens two windows. (A multi-window feature).
14. Windows + Up(↑) or Down(↓) arrow key
Minimizes and Maximises multi windows separately.
15. Ctrl + Mouse Drag
Copy any file to your favorite location.
16. Ctrl + Shift while dragging a file
Copy any file’s shortcut to your favorite location.
17. Ctrl + Right Arrow Key
Takes the Insertion Point or Cursor to the first letter of the next word.
18. Ctrl + Left Arrow Key
Takes the Insertion Point or Cursor back to the first letter of the previous word.
19. Ctrl + Shift + Any Arrow Key
‘Highlights’ any text.
20. Ctrl + A
Selects the Entire Text.
21. Alt + Enter
Shows the property of any file or folder.
22. Alt + F4
Closes the current window.
23. Shift + F10
Shows the shortcut menu of the selected file.
24. F5 Key
Refreshes the active window.
25. F1 key
Opens “Help Window” for you.
26. Windows + E
Opens the File Explorer.
27. Windows + R
Opens the Run Dialog Box.
28. Windows + U
Opens Windows Settings.
29. Shift Key For 8 Seconds or Press Shift Key 5 Times
Open Filter Keys dialog box to let you turn it ON or OFF.
30. Windows + Tab
Switch to Virtual Desktop.
31. Windows + 1……..10
Launch Applications pinned to Taskbar.
32. Windows + P
Projects to external Screen.
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