Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

If you are using Windows 10 on your PC then you must know about the Windows 10 shortcut keys that will help you to do work fast and smoothly. Here we will see Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet, that you can use on your Windows computer.

Shortcut keys are the easier and usually quicker method for executing commands on the computer.

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Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Windows logo key shortcuts

Windows logo keyOpen or close Start Menu
Windows logo key + A   Open Action center
Windows logo key + COpen Cortana in listening mode
Windows logo key + DDisplay and hide the desktop
Windows key + EOpen File Explorer
Windows key + GOpen Game bar when a game is open
Windows key + HOpen the Share charm
Windows key + IOpen Settings
Windows key + KDisplay wireless and audio devices
Windows key + LLock your system or switch accounts
Windows key + MMinimize all windows which open on Desktop
Windows key + ROpen Run dialog box
Windows key + SOpen Search
Windows key + UOpen Ease of Access Center
Windows key + XFor power menu
Windows key + T         Highlight app in taskbar and press Enter to open it
Windows key + 1…10   Launch app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Spacebar               Switch between keyboard languages
Windows key + Left arrow keySnap app windows left
Windows key + Right arrow keySnap app windows right
Windows key + Up arrow keyMaximize app windows
Windows key + Down arrow keyMinimize app windows
Windows key + Ctrl +DAdd a virtual desktop
Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right  Switch between virtual desktops
Windows key + Ctrl + F4Close current virtual desktop
Windows key + TabOpen Task view
Windows key + “+” keyZoom in using the magnifier
Windows key + “-” keyZoom out using the magnifier

General Shortcuts

  • Ctrl + C: Copy the selected item
  • Ctrl + X: Cut the selected item
  • Ctrl + V: Paste the copied or cut item
  • Ctrl + Z: Undo an action
  • Ctrl + Y: Redo an action
  • Ctrl + A: Select all items in a window
  • Ctrl + F: Open the Find dialog box to search for text
  • Ctrl + S: Save the current document or file
  • Ctrl + P: Print the current document or file
  • Ctrl + W: Close the current window or tab
  • Ctrl + Tab: Switch between open tabs or documents

Taskbar Shortcuts

  • Windows Key + Number (1-9): Open or switch to an application on the taskbar
  • Windows Key + T: Cycle through applications on the taskbar using Taskbar preview
  • Windows Key + B: Highlight the notification area on the taskbar
  • Windows Key + Shift + T: Cycle backward through applications on the taskbar using Taskbar preview
  • Windows Key + Alt + Number (1-9): Open the jump list for an application on the taskbar

File Explorer Shortcuts

  • Alt + Enter: Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
  • F2: Rename the selected item
  • Ctrl + N: Open a new File Explorer window
  • Ctrl + Shift + N: Create a new folder
  • Ctrl + Shift + E: Display all folders above the selected folder
  • Ctrl + Scroll Wheel: Change the size of icons and thumbnails in File Explorer

These Windows keyboard shortcuts cheat sheet provides basic but helpful shortcuts for performing various tasks on Windows.

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