Some Handy Shortcut Keys for Windows 7

Start Progams that are located in your Task Bar

Win + 1,2,3 etc They will start in the order they appear in the task bar

 

Maximize and restore size of your current window

Win + up and Win+down

 

Create A New Folder

Ctrl+Shift+N Would be faster than right clicking and selecting create new I think.

 

Open System window

Win+Pause/Break

 

Move window to left and right half of screen or over to next monitor

Win+Left arrow – move window to the left half of your screen

Win+Right arrow – move window to the right half of your screen

 

Access “Computer” ( Windows Explorer )

Win+E accesses “Computer” to view your drives and devices and network locations / opens windows explorer

 

Minimize all applications

Win+D

 

Move active window to next monitor

In a dual monitor environment Win+Shift+left or Win+Shift+right will send your current window to the other monitor.

 

Open Task Manager

Ctrl+Shift+Esc

 

Right click a file without a mouse

Shift+F10 opens a contextual menu like a right click great are trying to work quickly and not using a mouse at the time

 

Open a file and folders properties

Alt+Enter



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