Use These 50 Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts To Save Time.

Essential Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Here’s a list of 50 Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts that you can use to increase your productivity.



Windows Open Windows Start Menu
Windows + X Open Windows Power User Menu
Windows + I Open Windows Settings App
Windows + A Open Windows Action Center
Windows + E Open Windows File Explorer
Windows + D Show/Hide Desktop
Windows + M Minimize all Windows to Taskbar
Windows + R Open the Run dialog box
Windows + P Project a Screen
Windows + K Connect to Wireless Devices
Windows + G Open Windows Game bar
Windows + L Lock Windows PC or Switch Accounts
Windows + S Open Search
Windows + B Set focus to Notification area
Windows + T Cycle through programs in Taskbar
Windows + Space Switch Keyboard Input Language
Windows + Tab Open Tab view
Windows + PrtSc Save Screenshot to Pictures Library
Windows + Home Minimize all but active Window
Windows + Pause Open System Properties Window
Windows + Up Arrow Maximize Window
Windows + Down Arrow Minimize Window
Windows + Left Arrow Snap Window to Left
Windows + Right Arrow Snap Window to Right
Ctrl + A Select All
Ctrl + C Copy
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + X Cut
Ctrl + Z Undo
Ctrl + Y Redo
Ctrl + S Save
Ctrl + F Find
Ctrl + P Print
Ctrl + W Close Tab
Ctrl + Alt + Del Open Security Options
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
Ctrl + Shift + N Create New Folder
Ctrl + Left/Right Arrow Desktop Switcher
Alt + Tab Window Switcher
Alt + Space Open Window Title Bar Properties
Alt + F4 Close Program or Open Shutdown Menu
Shift + Del Delete files and folders permanently bypassing Recycle Bin
F1 Get Help
F2 Rename
F3 Find in active Window
F4 Go to the address bar in active Window
F5 Refresh
F6 Cycle through screen elements in active Window
F10 Activate the Menu bar in Window
F11 Full-screen

Bonus: You can Ctrl + D this page for future uses 🙂

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