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Important Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts by

Important Windows 10 shortcuts to do most task without the use of the mouse.

Microsoft Natural Keyboard Keys

Windows Logo
Start menu
Windows Logo + R
Run dialog box
Windows Logo + E
Windows explorer
Windows Logo + D
Displays desktop
Windows Logo + L
Log off Windows
Windows Logo + Up Arrow
Maximize the window
Windows Logo + Left Arrow
Maximize the window to the left of the screen
Windows Logo + Down Arrow
Minimize the window
Windows Logo + Home
Minimize all but the active window
Windows Logo + Shift + Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Move a window from a monitor to another
Windows Logo + Pause
System Properties dialog

General Folder­/Sh­ortcut Control

Refreshes the current window
Moves among panes in Windows Explorer
Switch to the parent folder

Windows Explorer Tree Control

Right Arrow
Expands the current selection if it is not expanded, otherwise goes to the first child
Left Arrow
Collapses the current selection if it is expanded, otherwise goes to the parent

Dialog Box Commands

Move to the next control in the dialog box
Shift + Tab
Move to the previous control in the dialog box
If the current control is a button, this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box, this toggles the check box. If the current control is an option, this selects the option
Equivalent to clicking the selected button (the button with the outline)
Equivalent to clicking the Cancel button

General Keyboa­rd-only Commands

Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Opens windows task manager
Alt + Underlined Letter in Menu
Opens the menu
Alt + F4
Closes the current window­/pr­ogram

Mouse Click

ALT + Double Click
Display folder­/file properties

Shell Objects and General Folder­/Wi­ndows Explorer

Rename object
Alt + Enter
Open the properties for the selected object
Press and Hold Ctrl While you Drag the File to Another Folder
Copy a file


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