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Windows Shortcuts

rename
Updated 2007-05-17 22:30

Summary

Memorize keyboard shortcuts for MS Windows.

 

Ctrl - means hold down the ctrl key (control key)
Win - means hold down the windows key (the key next to alt on windows keyboards)

Frequently Used

KeyAction
Ctrl-CCopy
Ctrl-VPaste
Ctrl-SSave
Ctrl-WClose the current window
Alt-TabSwitch to the next program
Ctrl-EscStart Button
Win-MMinimize all windows (show desktop)
Win-LLock terminal
Alt-F4Close current application or shutdown computer
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Advanced

KeyAction
Win-RRun a command
Win-R . EnterJump to your home dir
Win-R desktop EnterJump to desktop folder
Win-breakJump to the system properties control panel
Win-Tab, begin typing name / arrow keysSwitch to programs based on task bar position
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More

KeyAction
Shift-click in scroll barScroll immediately
Win-ERun Explorer
Wind-DShow desktop (hide windows)
Win-Shift-MRestore all windows
Win-R winword EnterOpen Microsoft Word
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More

KeyAction
Win-R inetmgr EnterOpen IIS Manager
Win-R compmgmt.msc EnterOpen Computer Management Console
Win-R eventvwr EnterOpen Event Viewer
Win-R excel EnterOpen Microsoft Excel
Win-R isqlw EnterOpen Microsoft SQL Server Query Analyzer
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