More than 100 Keyboard Shortcuts

List of keyboard shortcuts on Microsoft Windows to help you


Who hasn’t heard of Microsoft and its various software. One of the most popular ones from the company is Microsoft Windows. There is a big list of shortcuts for MS Windows operating system which can help the user to save a lot of time while browsing it. They comprise of:

CTRL+SHIFT with any arrow key to highlight text
SHIFT+F10 (Display shortcut menu)
CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
CTRL+X (Cut)
CTRL+C (Copy)
CTRL+V (Paste)
SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the item permanently)
CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
ALT+ENTER (View the properties of an item)
ESC (Cancel the current task)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs)
CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
F2 key (Rename an item)
CTRL+Z (Undo)
CTRL+A (Select all)
F3 key (Search file or folder)
ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of selected object)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
F5 key (Update the active window)
In addition, there are more Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)

Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restore the minimized windows)
Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)
Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
Windows Logo+U (Open Utility Manager)
Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)

There are more shortcut Keys for main Window keyboard like
CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
CTRL+N (Open a new console)
CTRL+S (Save the open console)
CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
CTRL+W (Open a new window)
F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu)
ALT+F4 (Close the console)
ALT+A (Display the Action menu)
ALT+V (Display the View menu)
ALT+F (Display the File menu)
CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)

ALT+O (Display the Favorites menu)
CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)
ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display window menu for active window)
SHIFT+F10 (Display action shortcut menu for an item)
F1 key (Open the Help topic)
F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
F2 key (Rename the selected item)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window)
CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
CTRL+R (Update the current Web)
ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box, the same as CTRL+L)