Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7
Posted: 22th June 2010, Updated: 14th Aug 2010.
Windows 7 includes many handy keyboard shortcut key combinations that allow you to navigate and manage the Windows workspace more efficiently. Here are few shortcuts for Microsoft Windows 7 that will help you speed up your works:
Note: (“Win” means the Windows Key).
Ctrl+click: Pressing Ctrl while clicking a taskbar icon will scroll through multiple windows of that icon's application.
Ctrl+S: Saves a file for application in Windows.
Win+(numbers 1 to 5): Starts the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the program is already running, it switches to that program.
Win+Alt+(numbers 1 to 5): Opens the Jump List of recently accessed items for the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Win+Ctrl+(numbers 1 to 5): Switches to the last active window of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Win+Ctrl+B: Switches to the program that displayed a message in the notification area.
Win+Ctrl+F: Opens a Search window for finding computers on a network.
Win+Ctrl+Tab and then Left or Right Arrow: Opens Aero Flip 3-D to cycle through open programs.
Win+D: Shows the desktop.
Win+Down Arrow: Minimizes the window.
Win+E: Opens Windows Explorer with Computer selected.
Win+F: Opens a Search window for finding files or folders.
Win+G: Cycles through Gadgets (if available).
Win+Home: Minimizes all but the active window.
Win+L: Locks your computer or switches users.
Win+Left Arrow: Docks the active window to the left half of the screen.
Win+M: Minimizes all windows.
Win+P: Chooses a presentation display mode.
Win+Pause: Displays the System Control Panel applet.
Win+R: Opens the Run dialog box.
Win+Right Arrow: Docks the active window to the right half of the screen.
Win+Shift+(numbers 1 to 5): Starts a new instance of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Win+Shift+Left or Right Arrow: Moves the window from one monitor to another.
Win+Shift+M: Restores minimized windows.
Win+Shift+Up Arrow: Stretches the window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Win+Spacebar: Shows the desktop without minimizing open windows (Aero Peek).
Win+T: Cycles through and previews programs on the taskbar.
Win+Tab: Cycles through open programs by using Aero Flip 3-D. (If Aero is working.)
Win+U: Opens the Ease of Access Center.
Win+Up Arrow: Maximizes the window.
Win+X: Opens the Windows Mobility Center.
If you have more keyboard shortcuts then add those here.
Posted by: bcdalai