Windows Key Shortcuts

Windows Key Shortcuts


You have probably wondered what the Windows key on your keyboard actually does apart from accessing the start menu. The "Windows Key" is usually located between the CTRL and ALT keys (with a Windows™ logo on it), and it can in fact do quite a few helpful things, such as perform some commonly used shortcuts:


Windows key = Displays taskbar and Start menu

Windows key + E = Starts Windows Explorer

Windows key + F = Finds files or folders

Windows key + CTRL + F = Finds a computer

Windows key + M = Minimizes all windows

Windows key + Shift + M = Undoes minimize all windows

Windows key + R = Displays the Run dialog box

Windows key + Tab = Cycles through the taskbar buttons

Windows key + Break = Displays the System Properties sheet

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