WinKey keyboard shortcuts and how to create your own, under Windows 10/8/7

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Many actions and commands that you execute with the mouse can also be executed using keyboard shortcuts. And the keyboard is often faster when several mouse clicks are needed.

Key combinations

Here are some shortcuts with the Windows key, or the key with the Windows logo is it is usually located between the Ctrl and Alt keys of your keyboard. These keyboard shortcuts are also known as Microsoft keyboard shortcuts.

I list below Shortcuts below, for reference.

: Open and close start screen or start menu

WinKey + C : Open charm bar

+ D : Minimize all windows on the desktop. Press again to reverse operation

+ E : Open computer in Windows File Explorer

WinKey + L : Lock computer

+ F. Open search window to find files and folders

WinKey + M : Minimize all windows

WinKey + Shift + M : Maximize all windows after minimization

WinKey + R : Open’Run’ dialog box

WinKey + X : Open Windows Mobility Center

WinKey + U . : Open Ease Of Access Center

WinKey + Pause : Open system properties

WinKey + F1 dialog box . Opens Windows Help & Support

+ B : Sets focus on taskbar, allows navigation with arrow keys ; opens applications when Enter key is pressed.

Abbreviations for Windows 8 here at Microsoft.


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was a nifty t seems to have been defined. But now you can check WinHotKey. It assigns system-wide keyboard shortcuts and allows you to start an application, document or folder. Keyboard shortcut combinations generally include the Windows key, a letter or number and a combination of Alt, Ctrl and Shift.

You can download WinHotKey from yesterday and create your own keyboard shortcuts.

If you wish, you can also deactivate the Windows key .

Keyboard junkies can also see these messages :

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