Keyboard shortcuts comes in handy when one wants to complete a task within the shortest possible time on his/her laptop.
People mostly perform repetitive which could have been prevented with some shortcuts. We’ve compiled 30+ windows keyboard shortcuts that can accelerate your productivity.
Almost all shortcut keys are have been included in this post.
Check them out.NB: win = windows logo key (check image below)
List of Windows Shortcut Keys
|Win + E||opens windows file explorer|
|alt + f4||closes the current window|
|alt + tab||enables switching between different opened tasks|
|ctrl + alt + del||opens the windows manager|
|win + tab||helps to switch between different tasks|
|f1||opens a help windows|
|ctrl + x||cuts a highlighted item and saves to clipboard|
|ctrl + c||copies a highlighted item and saves to clipboard|
|ctrl + v||pastes a copied or cut item|
|win + r||opens the RUN window|
|win + w||opens Microsoft INK WORKSPACE. You can see sticky notes, sketch pad and screen sketch in this space|
|win + i||opens the SETTINGS window|
|win + u||opens EASE OF ACCESS settings|
|win + L||locks the laptop (have to enter password to unlock)|
|win + f||opens the feedback hub|
|win + d||hide/show all active windows/tasks|
|win + a||opens Microsoft ACTION CENTER|
|f2||rename a highlighted item|
|win + 1||opens the first app pinned to the task bar. win + 2 opens the second and so on|
|ctrl + alt + “+”||increases desktop icon size (zoom out)|
|ctrl + alt + “-“||decreases desktop icon size (zoom in)|
|ctrl + a||selects all items|
|del||deletes a highlighted item|
|win + “+”||magnifies (zoom out) the current window|
|win + “-“||zoom in the current window|
|ctrl + prntscrn||screenshots (prints) the current screen and saves to the clipboard|
|ctrl + alt + enter||opens the properties of a highlighted item|
|win + enter||opens windows narrator|
|shift + a||selects an item on the desktop which has “A” as the first character. SHIFT + B select item “B” as first character and so on|
Hope you now know most of the windows shortcut keys?
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