Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows

   
General Keyboard Shortcuts

CTRL+C
 (Copy)

CTRL+X
(Cut)

CTRL+V
(Paste)

CTRL+Z
(Undo)

DELETE
(Delete)

SHIFT+DELETE
(Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)

CTRL while dragging an item
(Copy the selected item)

CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item
(Create a shortcut to the selected item)

F2 key
(Rename the selected item)

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
(Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)

CTRL+LEFT ARROW
(Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)

CTRL+DOWN ARROW
(Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)

CTRL+UP ARROW
(Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)

CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys
(Highlight a block of text)

SHIFT with any of the arrow keys
(Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document)

CTRL+A
(Select all)

F3 key
(Search for a file or a folder)

ALT+ENTER
(View the properties for the selected item)

ALT+F4
(Close the active item, or quit the active program)

ALT+ENTER
(Display the properties of the selected object)

ALT+SPACEBAR
(Open the shortcut menu for the active window)

CTRL+F4
(Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)

ALT+TAB
(Switch between the open items)

ALT+ESC
(Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)

F6 key
(Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)

F4 key
(Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)

SHIFT+F10
(Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)

ALT+SPACEBAR
(Display the System menu for the active window)

CTRL+ ESC
(Display the Start menu)

ALT + Underlined letter in a menu name
(Display the corresponding menu)

F10 key
(Activate the menu bar in the active program)

RIGHT ARROW
(Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)

LEFT ARROW
(Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)

F5 key
(Update the active window)

BACKSPACE
(View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)

ESC
(Cancel the current task)

CTRL+SHIFT+ESC

(Open Task Manager)

Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows Logo
(Display or hide the Start menu)

Windows Logo+D
(Display the desktop)

Windows Logo+M
(Minimize all of the windows)

Windows Logo+SHIFT+M
(Restore the minimized windows)

Windows Logo+E
(Open My Computer)

Windows Logo+F
(Search for a file or a folder)

CTRL+Windows Logo+F
(Search for computers)

Windows Logo+F1
(Display Windows Help)

Windows Logo+ L
(Lock the keyboard)

Windows Logo+R
(Open the Run dialog box)

Windows Logo+U
(Open Utility Manager)


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