Most popular 100 keyboard shortcuts

Most popular 100 keyboard shortcuts

ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)

DELETE (Delete)
CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)

CTRL+X (Cut)

F2 key (Rename the selected item)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)

CTRL+C (Copy)
CTRL+Z (Undo)
ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
Recycle Bin)
CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple
CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
or select text in a document)
SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop,
F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the
CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)

CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
CTRL+A (Select all)
CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)

ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)

ESC (Cancel the current task)

documents open simultaneously)

ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
CTRL+V (Paste)
F5 key (Update the active window)

F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)

ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)

Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)

RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)

BACKSPACE (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts
ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
F1 key (Display Help)
Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restore the minimized windows)
SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)

CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)

SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows)
CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers)

TAB (Move forward through the options)
Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
dialog box)
m*cro$oft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open
Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop)
Windows Logo+U (Open Utility Manager)

Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)

Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts
SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)

Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)

NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)
Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
Right SHIFT for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off)
NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) (Collapse the selected folder)

Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
HOME (Display the top of the active window)
NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder)

LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
END (Display the bottom of the active window)

RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first
NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)

Shortcut Keys for Character Map
After you double-click a character on the grid of characters, you can move through the
LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end of the previous line)
DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the beginning of the next line)

UP ARROW (Move up one row)
SPACEBAR (Switch between Enlarged and Normal mode when a character is selected)
PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time)

END (Move to the end of the line)
PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
CTRL+END (Move to the last character)

grid by using the keyboard shortcuts:
CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)

m*cro$oft Management Console (MMC) Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts

F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
CTRL+S (Save the open console)
ALT+A (Display the Action menu)

CTRL+W (Open a new window)
CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
ALT+F (Display the File menu)

ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu)
CTRL+N (Open a new console)
CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
ALT+F4 (Close the console)

ALT+V (Display the View menu)

ALT+O (Display the Favorites menu)
MMC Console Window Keyboard Shortcuts
ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)

CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display the window menu for the active console window)
CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)

F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item)

F2 key (Rename the selected item)
Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
CTRL+ALT+END (Open the m*cro$oft Windows NT Security dialog box)

ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)

CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)

CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the
m*cro$oft Internet Explorer Navigation
CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)

CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)

CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
CTRL+R (Update the current Web page)

CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box, the same as CTRL+L)

CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)

CTRL+W (Close the current window)
CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)

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