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Common keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Common keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Top ten shortcuts

  1. 'F1' - Displays the help file for the current program.
  2. 'Alt' + ' letter ' - activates the menu represented by the letter, where letter is the underlined letter in the menu title for example ' File' would be ' Alt ' + 'F'.
  3. 'Ctrl ' + ' Z ' - Undo the last action.
  4. 'Alt ' + ' Tab ' - Quickly switch between current running programs.
  5. 'Windows Key ' + ' D' - Shows your desktop.
  6. 'Windows Key ' + ' E ' - Starts Windows Explorer.
  7. 'Windows Key ' + ' U ' - Displays the Windows utility manager dialog box for controlling accessibility options.
  8. 'Ctrl' + ' C' - Copies selected text\graphics to the clipboard.
  9. 'Ctrl' + ' V ' - Pastes text\graphics from the clipboard.
  10. 'Ctrl' + ' X' - Cuts selected text\graphics to the clipboard.

Windows 8 - Useful keyboard shortcuts

Windows logo key + 'start typing' - Search your PC

Windows logo key + C - Open the charms

Windows logo key + W - Open the search charm to search Settings

Windows logo key + U - Open the Ease of Access Centre    

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