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Windows Key

Show the WIndows Start Menu

Windows Key + Tab 

Launch Task view

Windows Key + D

Show Windows desktop

Windows Key + X

Open Start button context menu

Windows Key + K

Open the Connect quick action (connect to wireless display and audio devices)

Windows Key + I

Open Settings

Windows Key + R

Run a command

Windows Key + P

Project a screen

Windows Key + E

Open File Explorer (Windows Explorer)

Windows Key + H

Open the Share content

Windows Key + T

Cycle through apps on the task bar

Windows Key + L

Lock Windows 10 device

Windows Key + V

Contence memory board

Windows Key + Space

Switch keyboard input language (if you have added at least a second one)

Windows Key + Shift + [Left][Right] 

Move current Window from one monitor to another (when using a multiple monitor setup)

Windows Key + up arrow

Maimize Window

Ctrl + Shift + Esc

Open Task Manager

Ctrl + A 

Select all

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + W

Close

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Alt + Tab

Switch apps

Alt + F4

Close apps

IN SEARCH FIELD (just type it in)

What



CMD

Opens de DOS command box   (To run as an Administrator hold Shift - Ctrl while pressing enter after typing CMD) 

MSTSC

Connection with external desktop (Windows) Remote desktop

DISKMGMT.MSC

Diskmanagement

RUN

Opens the Run box  (also Windows Key +R) 



















Microsoft Edge


Ctrl + D – Add current site to favorites or reading list
Ctrl + J – Open downloads pane
Ctrl + I – Open favorites pane
Ctrl + H – Open history pane
Alt + C – Open Cortana
Ctrl + Shift + R – Enter reading view
F12 – Open F12 Developer Tools
F7 – Turn caret browsing on for the current tab
Ctrl + K – Duplicate tab
Ctrl + Shift + P – Open a new InPrivate Browsing window


Virtual Desktops


Windows Key + Ctrl + D – Create new virtual desktop
Windows Key + Ctrl + Right arrow – Switch between virtual desktops created on the right
Windows Key + Ctrl + Left arrow – Switch between virtual desktops created on the left
Windows Key + Ctrl + F4 – Close the virtual desktop
Windows Key + Tab – Launch Task view


Cortana


Windows Key‌ + Q – Launch search the web and Windows with Cortana (speech)
Windows Key‌ + S – Launch search the web and Windows with Cortana (keyboard input)
Windows Key‌ + C – Open Cortana in listening mode


Action Center


Windows Key + A – Open Windows 10 notification or Action center
Windows Key + V – Cycle through notifications
Windows Key + Shift + V – Cycle through notifications in reverse order
Windows Key + B – Set focus in the notification area


Game bar


Windows Key + G – Open Game bar when a game is open
Windows Key + Alt + G – Record the last 30 seconds
Windows Key + Alt + R – Start recording (press the shortcut again to stop recording)
Windows Key + Alt + Print Screen – Take a screenshot of your game
Windows Key + Alt + T – Show/hide recording timer