How to do things quickly in Windows 10 - Keyboard shortcuts

Windows 8 and now Windows 10 are built for touch enabled devices. With latest features like Charms Menu, Metro UI and swipes, touchscreens users have many advantages but Microsoft has ensured keyboard users using laptops and PCs are not left behind. To manage this, Windows operating system has integrated keyboard shortcuts that let you navigate faster and easily. And like many keyboard users, who endorses that sometimes working with keyboard shortcuts is faster and simpler that touch screens.

We have listed below some useful Windows 8 and 10 keyboard shortcuts which will make your task simpler.

Description Shortcut Key
Quickly show desktop Windows Key + D
Charms Menu Windows Key + C
Search Windows Key + F
Share Windows Key + H
Devices Windows Key + K
Settings Windows Key + I
Search Apps Windows Key + Q
Move through open Apps Windows Key + Tab
Toggle Between Tabs Ctrl + Tab
Temporarily see desktop Windows Key + .
Open Windows Explorer Windows Key + E
Lock Desktop Windows Key + L
Open Advanced Settings Windows Key + X
Minimize All Windows Windows Key + M
Open Run Windows Windows Key + R
Maximize Window Windows Key + Up Arrow
Minimize Window Windows Key + Down Arrow
Open Task Manager Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Print Screen To Pictures Folder Windows Key + Prnt Scrn
Open System Properties Windows Key + Pause
Delete Permanently Shift + Delete
Print Screen Active Window Alt + Prnt Scrn
Close open App Alt + F4
Select All Ctrl + A
Copy Text Ctrl + C
Paste Text Ctrl + V
Cut Text Ctrl + X
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Search PC Windows Keys + start typing

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