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Windows Key Shortcuts

The Windows keys, normally located 2 keys to the left and right of the space bar, might be more useful then you realize. Once incorporated into your every day computing style, these shortcuts can become quite worthwhile time savers.

Windows Key + E Opens Windows Explorer.

Windows Key + Pause/Break Opens System Properties dialog box

Windows Key + F Opens Find Files dialog box

Windows Key + Control + F Opens Find Computer dialog box

Windows Key + R Opens Run command line interface

Windows Key + M Minimize all open windows

Windows Key + Shift Key + M Maximize all open windows

Windows Key + F1 Displays Windows Help

Windows Key + Tab Moves through task bar buttons. Press (Enter) to open the selected window

Tip by Brett M.Christensen