Keyboard Shortcut keys help provide an easier and quicker method of navigating and executing commands in computer software. Shortcut keys are commonly accessed by using the Alt key (on IBM compatible computers), Command key (on Apple computers), Ctrl key, or Shift key in conjunction with another key.
Today we talk about Windows key that will appear and work on all windows operating systems. I will share 20 unique Windows button shortcut keys with you. So read this article carefully and now time to become a Computer Expert.
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Basic PC shortcut keys
Below is a list of some of the most commonly used basic shortcut keys that work with all computers and software. It is highly recommended that all users keep a reference to these shortcut keys or try to memorise them.
20 Unique Keyboard Shortcut Keys
|Win||Brings up the Start Menu.|
|Win + A||Opens the Action Center (in Windows 10).|
|Win + B||Selects the first icon in the Notification Area.|
|Win + Ctrl + B||Switches to a program indicating a new message in the Notification Area.|
|Win + C||Shows the Charm Bar.|
|Win + D||Shows the desktop immediately.|
|Win + E||Opens Windows Explorer.|
|Win + F||Opens “Find files & folders”.|
|Win + Ctrl + F||Starts “Find computers”.|
|Win + G||Brings all gadgets to the foreground that are in the process.|
|Win + K||Opens a new Start menu.|
|Win + L||Changes user or locks the workstation.|
|Win + M||Minimizes all windows.|
|Win + Shift + M||Restores windows that were minimized.|
|Win + O||Locks device orientation.|
|Win + P||Switches operating modes to an external projector.|
|Win + Q||Opens Search charm for installed apps.|
|Win + R||Opens the ’Run dialog’ box.|
|Win + T||Switches focus to the Task-bar.|
|Win + U||Opens the Utility Manager.|
Bonus Shortcut Keys:
|Win + W||Starts the Windows Ink Work-space.|
|Win + X||Mobile Application Center.|
|Win + Y||Starts Yahoo! Messenger (if installed).|