Some useful windows 7 logo keyboard shortcuts

April 26th, 2009

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier to interact with your computer, saving you time and effort as you work with Windows and other programs.

Windows logo key Open or close the Start menu.

Windows logo key+Pause Display the System Properties dialog box.

Windows logo key+D Display the Desktop

Windows logo key+M Minimize all windows

Windows logo key+Shift+M Restore minimized windows to the desktop

Windows logo key+E Open Computer

Windows logo key+F Search for a file or folder

Windows logo key+L Lock your computer or switch users

Windows logo key+R Open the Run dialog box

Windows logo key+T Cycle through programs on the taskbar

Windows logo key+number Start the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the program is already running, switch to that program

Windows logo key+Left Arrow Maximize the window to the left side of the screen.

Windows logo key+Right Arrow Maximize the window to the right side of the screen

3 Responses to “Some useful windows 7 logo keyboard shortcuts”

  1. amir says:

    Windows logo key+P – switch display single/clone/dual viev

  2. Sootie says:

    Windows Logo key + numbers 1 – 9 – Launch quick launches from the task bar (get alternate options (right click) by windows + alt + number)

  3. EffeftEmure says:

    Our son’s birthday was coming up and we hadn’t managed a gift yet. We decided on something but it wasn’t available in our state. managed to get it here in time and we are truly grateful for that. – Diana and John

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