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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts 110+

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Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts 120+

Hello Tech Friends and Windows users…

Windows 8 comes with many of keyboard shortcuts that can be used to quickly access specific tools or features. Windows 8 comes with no start menu, so you have to be more intelligent to use it efficiently.

My previous e-book Windows Command Guide contains many commands and tips for all the previous versions Windows. Here are the Keyboard commands for you. We hope you will find it useful. These commands will be added to the above e-book, on the latest version

F1: Display Help
F2: Rename a file
F3: Open Search
F4: Display the Address Bar list
F5: Refresh display
F6: Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
F7: Display command history in a Command Prompt
F10: Display hidden Menu Bar
F11: Toggle full screen display
Tab: Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
PrtScn: Take a screen shot of the entire screen and place it in the clipboard
Home: Move to the top of the active window
End: Move to the bottom of the active window
Delete: Delete the selected item
Backspace: Display the previous folder in Windows Explorer Move up one folder level in Open or Save dialog box
: Close a dialog box
Num Lock Enabled + Plus (+): Display the contents of the selected folder
Num Lock Enabled + Minus (-): Collapse the selected folder
Num Lock Enabled + Asterisk (*): Expand all subfolders under the selected folder
Press Shift 5 times: Turn StickyKeys on or off
Hold down right Shift for 8 seconds: Turn FilterKeys on or off
Hold down Num Lock for 5 seconds: Turn ToggleKeys on or off

Windows key: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Windows key + C: Access the charms bar
Windows key + Tab: Access the Modern Desktop Taskbar
Windows key + I: Access the Settings charm
Windows key + H: Access the Share charm
Windows key + K: Access the Devices charm
Windows key + Q: Access the Apps Search screen
Windows key + F: Access the Files Search screen
Windows key + W: Access the Settings Search screen
Windows key + P: Access the Second Screen bar
Windows key + Z: Brings up the App Bar when you have a Modern Desktop App running
Windows key + X: Access the Windows Tools Menu
Windows key + O
: Lock screen orientation
Windows key + . : Move the screen split to the right
Windows key + Shift + . : Move the screen split to the left
Windows key + V: View all active Toasts/Notifications
Windows key + Shift + V: View all active Toasts/Notifications in reverse order
Windows key + PrtScn: Takes a screenshot of the screen and automatically saves it in the Pictures folder as Screenshot
Windows key + Enter: Launch Narrator
Windows key + E: Open Computer
Windows key + R: Open the Run dialog box
Windows key + U: Open Ease of Access Center
Windows key + Ctrl + F: Open Find Computers dialog box
Windows key + Pause/Break: Open the System page
Windows key + 1..10: Launch a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Shift + 1..10: Launch a new instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Ctrl + 1..10: Access the last active instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Alt + 1..10: Access the Jump List of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + B: Select the first item in the Notification Area and then use the arrow keys to cycle through the items Press Enter to open the selected item
Windows key + Ctrl + B: Access the program that is displaying a message in the Notification Area
Windows key + T: Cycle through the items on the Taskbar
Windows key + M: Minimize all windows
Windows key + Shift + M: Restore all minimized windows
Windows key + D: Show/Hide Desktop (minimize/restore all windows)
Windows key + L: Lock computer
Windows key + Up Arrow: Maximize current window
Windows key + Down Arrow: Minimize/restore current window
Windows key + Home: Minimize all but the current window
Windows key + Left Arrow: Tile window on the left side of the screen
Windows key + Right Arrow: Tile window on the right side of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Up Arrow: Extend current window from the top to the bottom of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Left/Right Arrow: Move the current window from one monitor to the next
Windows key + F1: Launch Windows Help and Support

PageUp: Scroll forward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
PageDown: Scroll backward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
: Close a charm
Ctrl + Esc: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel: Activate the Semantic Zoom on the Modern Desktop screen

Alt: Display a hidden Menu Bar
Alt + D: Select the Address Bar
Alt + P: Display the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer
Alt + Tab: Cycle forward through open windows
Alt + Shift + Tab: Cycle backward through open windows
Alt + F: Close the current window Open the Shut Down Windows dialog box from the Desktop
Alt + Spacebar: Access the Shortcut menu for current window
Alt + Esc: Cycle between open programs in the order that they were opened
Alt + Enter: Open the Properties dialog box of the selected item
Alt + PrtScn: Take a screen shot of the active Window and place it in the clipboard
Alt + Up Arrow: Move up one folder level in Windows Explorer (Like the Up Arrow in XP)
Alt + Left Arrow: Display the previous folder
Alt + Right Arrow: Display the next folder

Shift + Insert: CD/DVD Load CD/DVD without triggering Autoplay or Autorun
Shift + Delete: Permanently delete the item (rather than sending it to the Recycle Bin)
Shift + F6:
Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + F10: Access the context menu for the selected item
Shift + Tab: Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + Click: Select a consecutive group of items
Shift + Click on a Taskbar button: Launch a new instance of a program
Shift + Right-click on a Taskbar button: Access the context menu for the selected item

Ctrl + A: Select all items
Ctrl + C: Copy the selected item
Ctrl + X: Cut the selected item
Ctrl + V: Paste the selected item
Ctrl + D: Delete selected item
Ctrl + Z: Undo an action
Ctrl + Y: Redo an action
Ctrl + N: Open a new window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + W
: Close current window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + E: Select the Search box in the upper right corner of a window
Ctrl + Shift + N: Create new folder
Ctrl + Shift + Esc: Open the Windows Task Manager
Ctrl + Alt + Tab: Use arrow keys to cycle through open windows
Ctrl + Alt + Delete: Access the Windows Security screen
Ctrl + Click: Select multiple individual items
Ctrl + Click and drag an item: Copies that item in the same folder
Ctrl + Shift + Click and drag an item: Creates a shortcut for that item in the same folder
Ctrl + Tab: Move forward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Move backward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Click on a Taskbar button: Launch a new instance of a program as an Administrator
Ctrl + Click on a grouped Taskbar button: Cycle through the instances of a program in the group

WIN + X + A Admin Command Prompt
WIN + X + C Command Prompt
WIN + X + D Show/Hide Desktop
WIN + X + E File Explorer
WIN + X + F Programs and Features
WIN + X + G Computer Management
WIN + X + K Disk Management
WIN + X + M Device Manager
WIN + X + O Power Options
WIN + X + P Control Panel
WIN + X + R Run Command
WIN + X + S Search
WIN + X + T Task Manager
WIN + X + V Event Viewer
WIN + X + Y System

WIN = Windows Key

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Friday, June 1, 2012

50 RUN Commands in Windows 7

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Applies To: Windows 7 or later. To check and find more commands info read the e-book: Windows Commands Guide 2016
Action Center wscui.cpl
Aero Troubleshooter msdt -id aerodiagnostic
ClearType Text Tuner cttune
Connect to a Projector displayswitch
Desktop Gadget Gallery sidebar /showgadgets
Device Manager hdwwiz.cpl
Device Pairing Application devicepairingwizard
Disk Defragment dfrgui
Display Color Calibration dccw
Display: Desktop Icon Settings control desk.cpl,,0
Display: Personalization control desk.cpl,,2
Display: Screen Resolution control desk.cpl
Display: Screen Resolution control desk.cpl,,3
Display: Screen Resolution control desk.cpl,,4
Display: Screen Resolution desk.cpl
Display: Screen Saver Settings control desk.cpl,,1
Display: Windows Color and Appearance control desk.cpl,,5
Event Translator Config Tool evntwin
Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter msdt -id devicediagnostic
Math Input Panel (for Tablet PC) mip
NAP Client Configuration napclcfg.msc
Pen and Touch (for Tablet PC) tabletpc.cpl
People Near Me collab.cpl
Performance Monitor Reports perfmon /report
Power Options – Energy Report powercfg -energy
Problem Steps Recorder psr
Program Compatibility Troubleshooter msdt -id pcwdiagnostic
Reliability Monitor perfmon /rel
Resource Monitor perfmon /res
Resource Monitor resmon
Restore Files (Advanced) sdclt /foreignrestore
Scan Management scanmanagement.msc
Services For Network File System nfsmgmt.msc
Set Program Access and Computer Defaults computerdefaults
System Preparation Tool sysprep/sysprep
System Property control system
System Repair Disc (create disc) recdisc
User Account Control Settings useraccountcontrolsettings
Windows Licensing Status slmgr.vbs /dli
Windows Anytime Upgrade Results windowsanytimeupgraderesults
Windows Easy Transfer Report migwiz/postmig
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
Windows Media Center ehome/ehshell
Windows Media Player mplayer2
Windows PowerShell powershell
Windows PowerShell (ISE) powershell_ise
Windows Virtual PC vmwindow
WMI Control Console wmimgmt.msc
XPS Viewer xpsrchvw
3D Text Screen Saver sstext3d.scr
Blank Screen Saver scrnsave.scr
Bubbles Screen Saver bubbles.scr
Mystify Screen Saver mystify.scr
Photos Screen Saver photoscreensaver.scr
Ribbons Screen Saver ribbons.scr

To check and find more commands info read the e-book: Windows Commands Guide 2016

RUN Commands in Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2

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Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 or later. For more info read the e-book: Windows Commands Guide 2016
Security Configuration Wizard scw
Security Configuration Wizard viewer scwviewer
Server Manager compmgmtlauncher
Share and Storage Management storagemgmt.msc
Storage Explorer storexpl.msc
Terminal Service Manager tsadmin.msc
Terminal Services Configuration tsconfig.msc
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security wf.msc
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool mdsched
Windows Server Backup wbadmin.msc

Find more info, read the e-book: Windows Commands Guide 2016

80 Commands for Windows Vista

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Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz
Advanced User Accounts netplwiz
Authorization Manager azman.msc
BitLocker Notifier fvenotify
BitLocker Wizard bitlockerwizard
Color Management colorcpl
Component Services comexp.msc
Computer Management Launcher compmgmtlauncher
Connect to a Network Projector netproj
Credential Backup and Restore Wizard credwiz
Digitizer Calibration Tool tabcal
DPI Scaling (Font size and DPI) dpiscaling
Ease of Access Center (Accessibility) * sethc
Encrypting File System (EFS) rekeywiz
Fax Cover Sheet Editor fxscover
Firewall Control Panel * firewallcontrolpanel
Firewall Settings * firewallsettings
Group Policy Management Console * gpmc.msc
Hibernation: Disable powercfg /h off
Hibernation: Enable powercfg /h on
IIS Manager (IIS 6.0 only) * # inetmgr6
IIS Manager (IIS 7.0) inetmgr
Indexing Options control srchadmin.dll
Language Pack Installer lpksetup
Microsoft iSCSI Initiator iscsicpl
Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool msdt
Offline Files control cscui.dll
People Near Me p2phost
Presentation Settings (Mobile PC) presentationsettings
Print Management Console printmanagement.msc
Printer Migration printbrmui
Problem Reports and Solutions * # wercon
Programs and Features appwiz.cpl
Security Configuration Management secpol.msc
Snipping Tool snippingtool
Sound Recorder soundrecorder
Sound Volume sndvol
Sticky Notes stikynot
Sync Center mobsync
Tablet PC Input Panel tabtip
Task Scheduler taskschd.msc
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) tpm.msc
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) tpminit
Windows Activation Client slui
Windows Backup and Restore sdclt
Windows Calendar * wincal
Windows DVD Maker dvdmaker
Windows Easy Transfer (WET) migwiz
Windows Fax and Scan wfs
Windows Features optionalfeatures
Windows Journal journal
Windows Mail * winmail
Windows Mobility Center (Mobile PC) mblctr
Windows Remote Assistance msra
Windows Sidebar # sidebar
Windows Update Application Launcher wuapp
Appearance Settings control desk.cpl,appearance@appearance
Color Scheme control /name microsoft.personalization /page pagecolorization
Desktop background control /name microsoft.personalization /page pagewallpaper
Display Settings (Screen Resolution) control desk.cpl,settings@settings
Folder Options: File extension associations control /name microsoft.defaultprograms /page pagefileassoc
Folder Options: Folder searching rundll32 shell32.dll,options_rundll 2
Folder Options: General rundll32 shell32.dll,options_rundll 0
Folder Options: View rundll32 shell32.dll,options_rundll 7
Multi-monitor control desk.cpl,monitor,@monitor
Power Options: Advanced Settings page control powercfg.cpl,,3
Power Options: Create a power plan control /name microsoft.poweroptions /page pagecreatenewplan
Power Options: Edit current plan settings control /name microsoft.poweroptions /page pageplansettings
Power Options: System settings control /name microsoft.poweroptions /page pageglobalsettings
Regional and Language Options: Administrative control /name microsoft.regionalandlanguageoptions /page /p:”administrative”
Regional and Language Options: Keyboard control /name microsoft.regionalandlanguageoptions /page /p:”keyboard”
Regional and Language Options: Location control /name microsoft.regionalandlanguageoptions /page /p:”location”
Screensaver control desk.cpl,screensaver,@screensaver
Themes control desk.cpl,themes,@themes
[“Advanced System Property” with a specific tab]
Advanced System Settings systempropertiesadvanced
Computer Performance Settings systempropertiesperformance
Computer Name systempropertiescomputername
Data Execution Prevention Settings systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
Hardware Settings systempropertieshardware
System Protection Settings systempropertiesprotection
System Remote Settings systempropertiesremote

For more info read the e-book: Windows Command Guide 2016

180 Windows XP RUN commands

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180 run commands for you. check it and comments. Reply if you know more to it….
Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Accessibility Wizard accwiz
Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools control admintools
Automatic Updates wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard fsquirt
Calculator calc
Certificate Manager Console certmgr.msc
Character Map charmap
Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
Command Prompt cmd
Component Services (DCOM/COM+ settings) dcomcnfg
Computer Management Console compmgmt.msc
Control Panel control
Date and Time Properties control date/time
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
DDE Shares ddeshare
Device Manager Console devmgmt.msc
DirectX Diagnostic Tool dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility (Appendix-A2) cleanmgr
Disk Defragment Console dfrg.msc
Disk Management Console diskmgmt.msc
Display Properties control desktop
Display Properties desk.cpl
Display Properties (Appearance tab pre-selected) control color
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility (16-bit) drwatson
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility (32-bit) drwtsn32
Driver Verifier Utility verifier
DVD Placeholder Utility (playing DVD in WMP) dvdplay
Event Viewer eventvwr
Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
Files and Setting Transfer Wizard migwiz
Folders Properties control folders
Fonts Folder control fonts
Fonts Folder fonts
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Game: Free Cell freecell
Game: Hearts Card Game mshearts
Game: Internet Backgammon bckgzm
Game: Internet Checkers chkrzm
Game: Internet Hearts hrtzzm
Game: Internet Reversi rvsezm
Game: Internet Spades shvlzm
Game: Minesweeper winmine
Game: Pinball pinball
Game: Solitaire sol
Game: Spider Solitaire spider
Group Policy Object Editor gpedit.msc
Help and Support Center helpctr
HyperTerminal hypertrm
Iexpress Wizard (packaging tool) iexpress
Indexing Service Console ciadv.msc
Infrared Monitor (if installed) control infrared
Internet Connection Wizard icwconn1
Internet Explorer iexplore
Internet Explorer (InPrivate Mode) (IE8 or later) iexplore –private
Internet Explorer (no Add-ons) iexplore –extoff
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizard inetwiz
Keyboard Properties control keyboard
Local Security Settings Console secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups Console lusrmgr.msc
Log Off logoff
Mail client (Default) mailto:
Mail configurations (Microsoft Outlook settings) control mlcfg32.cpl
Microsoft Chat winchat
Microsoft Management Console (Appendix-A13) mmc
Microsoft Media Player (audio player) mplay32
Microsoft Movie Maker moviemk
Microsoft Narrator narrator
Microsoft Paint mspaint
Microsoft Paint pbrush
Microsoft Program Manager progman
Microsoft Synchronization Manager mobsync
Mouse Properties control mouse
Mouse Properties main.cpl
MS-DOS Editor (text editor for MS-DOS) edit
Network Access Protection (NAP) Client UI napstat
Network Connections control netconnections
Network Connections ncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizard (also Wireless) netsetup.cpl
Notepad notepad
Novell NetWare (if installed) control netware
Object Packager packager
On-Screen Keyboard osk
Outlook Express msimn
Performance Monitor perfmon
Performance Monitor perfmon.msc
Phone and Modem Options control telephony
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Phone Dialer dialer
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes control printers
Printers Folder printers
Private Character Editor eudcedit
Regional and Language Options control international
Regional and Language Options intl.cpl
Registry Editor regedit
Registry Editor regedt32
Remote Access Phonebook rasphone
Remote Assistance rcimlby –launchra
Remote Desktop Connection mstsc
Removable Storage Console ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests ntmsoprq.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP) rsop.msc
Scanners and Cameras sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks control schedtasks
Security Center wscui.cpl
Services services.msc
Shared Folder Wizard (creating shared folder) shrpubw
Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
Shutdown Windows (Appendix-A3) shutdown –s –t 00
Sound Recorder sndrec32
Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
SQL Client Configuration cliconfg
System Configuration Editor sysedit
System Configuration Utility msconfig
System Information msinfo32
System Information winmsd
System Properties sysdm.cpl
System Restore restore/rstrui
Task Manager taskmgr
Telnet Client telnet
Telnet Server Admin tlntadmn
User Accounts (Local Users and Groups) control userpasswords
User Accounts 2 (Advanced) control userpasswords2
User Accounts Management nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager utilman
Windows Address Book wab
Windows Address Book Import Utility wabmig
Windows Backup Utility ntbackup
Windows Diagnose winmsd
Windows Explorer explorer
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
Windows Installer (version checking) msiexec
Windows Magnifier magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure (WMI) wmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player (WMP) wmplayer
Windows Media Player 6.4.09 (old version) mplayer2
Windows Messenger msmsgs
Windows NetMeeting conf
Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard (needs camera) wiaacmgr
Windows Product Activation (WPA) status oobe/msoobe /a
Windows System Security Tool syskey
Windows Update Launches (online update) wupdmgr
Windows Version Information winver
Windows WordPad wordpad
Windows Write write
Windows XP Registration Wizard (online) regwiz /r
Windows XP Tour Wizard tourstart
[“System Property” with a specific tab]
General control sysdm.cpl,,0
Computer Name control sysdm.cpl,,1
Hardware control sysdm.cpl,,2
Advanced control sysdm.cpl,,3
System Restore control sysdm.cpl,,4
Automatic Updates control sysdm.cpl,,5
Remote control sysdm.cpl,,6
[“Add or Remove Programs” with a specific tab]
Change or Remove Programs: control appwiz.cpl
Change or Remove Programs: control appwiz.cpl,,0
Add new Programs (from CD-ROM/Floppy) control appwiz.cpl,,1
Add/Remove Windows Components control appwiz.cpl,,2
Set Program Access and Defaults control appwiz.cpl,,3
[“Sound and Audio Device” with a specific tab]
Volume control mmsys.cpl,,0
Sounds control mmsys.cpl,,1
Audio control mmsys.cpl,,2
Voice control mmsys.cpl,,3
Hardware control mmsys.cpl,,4
[“Desktop Property” with a specific tab]
Desktop Property: Themes control desk.cpl
Desktop Property: Desktop control desk.cpl,,0
Desktop Property: Screen Saver control desk.cpl,,1
Desktop Property: Appearance control desk.cpl,,2
Desktop Property: Settings control desk.cpl,,3
[“System File Checker” (sfc.exe) utility usage]
System File Checker (Purge File Cache) sfc /purgecache
System File Checker (Return to Default Setting) sfc /revert
System File Checker (Scan immediately) sfc /scannow
System File Checker (Scan On every boot) sfc /scanboot
System File Checker (Scan Once at next boot) sfc /scanonce
System File Checker (Set cache size to x in MB) sfc /cachesize=x

For more info read the e-book: Windows Command Guide 2016