Simple Guide to Use New Shortcut Keys For Windows 10

We know Microsoft for building a variety of keyboard shortcuts into the OS which are really unique and simple to use. These shortcut keystrokes  not only easy to use they help you operate more efficiently. Well Microsoft is the one who started the legendary CRT+C (for coping  text ) and CRT+V ( to paste text) which helped lots of students do there projects and home works  😛 isn’t it .

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Most of use know windows key as a button when pressed brings  the menu  but the thing that amazes me is that, there are around 42 shortcut keys just with windows key. The Shortcut Keys  For Windows 10 can be most valuable for all the users and people who want to explore the classic new features of windows 10.

Well the Shortcut Keys  For Windows 10 i am going to show are a bit hard to memorize but you’ll have to go through them and use them regularly to master them, once you have learned the Shortcut Keys  For Windows 10 you can do your work much efficiently with swift speeds.

You can actually find this list on the Microsoft Windows official website in the form of a word document. But for a faster learning i am providing the shortcut keys here.

List Of New Shortcut Keys For Windows 10

Shortcut

Description

Windows-key Open and close the Start menu.
Windows-key+1, Windows-key+2, etc. Switch to the desktop and launch the nth application in the taskbar. For example, Windows-key+1 launches whichever application is first in the list, numbered from left to right.
Windows-key+A Open the action center.
Windows-key+B Highlight the notification area.
Windows-key+C Launch Cortana into listening mode.[1] Users can begin to speak to Cortana immediately
Windows-key+D Switch between Show Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows) and the previous state.

 

Windows-key+E Switch to the desktop and launch File Explorer with the Quick Access tab displayed.
Windows-key+H Open the Share charm.
Windows-key+I Open the Settings app.
Windows-key+K Open the Connect pane to connect to wireless displays and audio devices.
Windows-key+L Lock the device and go to the Lock screen.
Windows-key+M Switch to the desktop and minimize all open windows.
Windows-key+O Lock device orientation.
Windows-key+P Open the Project pane to search and connect to external displays and projectors.
Windows-key+R Display the Run dialog box.
Windows-key+S Launch Cortana. Users can begin to type a query immediately.

 

Windows-key+T Cycle through the apps on the taskbar.
Windows-key+U Launch the Ease of Access Center.
Windows-key+V Cycle through notifications.
Windows-key+X Open the advanced menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.
Windows-key+Z Open the app-specific command bar.
Windows-key+ENTER Launch Narrator.
Windows-key+SPACEBAR Switch input language and keyboard layout.
Windows-key+TAB Open Task view.
Windows-key+, Peek at the desktop.
Windows-key+Plus Sign Zoom in.

 

Windows-key+Minus Sign Zoom out.
Windows-key+ESCAPE Close Magnifier.
Windows-key+LEFT ARROW Dock the active window to the left half of the monitor.
Windows-key+RIGHT ARROW Dock the active window to the right half of the monitor.
Windows-key+UP ARROW Maximize the active window vertically and horizontally.
Windows-key+DOWN ARROW Restore or minimize the active window.
Windows-key+SHIFT+UP ARROW Maximize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Windows-key+SHIFT+
DOWN ARROW
Restore or minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.

 

Windows-key+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW        With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the left.
Windows-key+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the right.
Windows-key+HOME Minimize all nonactive windows; restore on second keystroke.
Windows-key+PRNT SCRN Take a picture of the screen and place it in the Computer>Pictures>Screenshots folder.
Windows-key+CTRL+LEFT/RIGHT arrow      Switch to the next or previous virtual desktop.
Windows-key+CTRL+D Create a new virtual desktop.
Windows-key+CTRL+F4 Close the current virtual desktop.
Windows-key+? Launch the Windows Feedback App.

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