Some Useful Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

There are many computer users who prefer operating the computer through keyboard more often than using it with the Mouse. So if you also belong to this category or just wish to know the added keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7, then here is the info.

Here is a list of some useful and unknown Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7

Key strokes used from Desktop

1.    Windows Key + Tab =  Aero (Switch windows using tab key)

2.    Windows Key + F = Search (to search or find)

3.    Windows Key + R = Run (to use Run box)

4.    Windows Key + E = Explorer (Launches Explorer)

5.    Windows Key + L = Lock (Locks the Computer)

6.    Windows Key + X = Mobility Center

7.    Windows Key + P = Projector

8.    Windows Key + S = Launches the OneNote Screen Clipping Tool (yes it requires Office One Note)

9.    Windows Key + D = Show and Hide Desktop

10.    Windows Key + T = Cycle Super Taskbar Items

11.    Windows Key + M = Minimize All Windows

12.    Windows Key + Up = Maximize the opened Window

13.    Windows Key + Down = Minimize the opened Window

14.    Windows Key + Left = Tile Current Window to the Left

15.    Windows Key + Right = Tile Current Windows to the Right

16.    Windows Key + = = Magnifier

17.    Windows Key + # = Quicklaunch

18.    Ctrl + Alt + E = My Computer

19.    Windows  Key + 1 = Launches first application on taskbar (2 launches second, 3 launches third and so on)

Key strokes used from Explorer

1.    Alt + Up = Go up one level

2.    Alt + Left = Back

3.    Alt + Right = Forward

While some of the shortcuts are similar to that present in XP, some are new and unknown.

Did I miss any shortcut you know? Share it with me.

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