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List of Useful Windows 10 Hotkeys (Keyboard Shortcuts)

There are a few useful hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts) present in Windows 10


which can make your Windows 10 experience better. Some of them are given
below:
Hotkey
WIN key
WIN+1, WIN+2, ...
WIN+A
WIN+B
WIN+C
WIN+D
WIN+E
WIN+H
WIN+I
WIN+K
WIN+L
WIN+M
WIN+O
WIN+P
WIN+R
WIN+S
WIN+T
WIN+U
WIN+V
WIN+X
WIN+Z
WIN+,
WIN+Home
WIN+Prt Scn
WIN+Pause
WIN+Plus
WIN+Minus

Action
To access Start Menu
To switch to the numbered application in Taskbar
To access Action Center or Notification Center
To highlight Taskbar Notification Area
To launch Cortana in listening mode
To toggle between Desktop and programs screen
To launch File Explorer (This PC or My Computer)
To show Share charm
To launch Settings app
To show Connect pane to connect to wireless display
/ audio devices
To lock the computer and show Lock Screen
To minimize all running program windows and switch
to Desktop
To lock device orientation mode
To show Project pane to select projection type
To launch Run dialog box
To launch Cortana Search in typing mode
To cycle through all running apps in Taskbar
To launch Ease of Access Center
To cycle through notifications
To launch WIN+X menu (Quick Access Menu)
To show command bar in apps
To peek at Desktop
To minimize all non-active program windows and then
restore them
To take screenshot and save in Pictures ->
Screenshots library folder
To launch System Properties window
To zoom in using Magnifier tool
To zoom out using Magnifier tool

WIN+Esc
WIN+Enter

To close Magnifier tool


To launch Narrator
To switch between input language and keyboard
WIN+Space bar
layout
WIN+Tab
To open Task View (Multiple or Virtual Desktops)
WIN+Ctrl+D
To create new virtual desktop
WIN+Ctrl+Left arrow To switch to the previous virtual desktop
WIN+Ctrl+Right arrow To switch to the next virtual desktop
WIN+Ctrl+F4
To close the active virtual desktop
To snap the active program window to the left half of
WIN+Left arrow
your monitor
To snap the active program window to the right half
WIN+Right arrow
of your monitor
WIN+Up arrow
To maximize or resize the active program window
WIN+Down arrow
To restore or minimize the active program window
WIN+Shift+Up arrow To maximize the active program window vertically
WIN+Shift+Down
To restore or minimize the active program window
arrow
vertically
To move the active program window to the left
WIN+Shift+Left arrow
monitor
WIN+Shift+Right
To move the active program window to the right
arrow
monitor
WIN+?
To launch Windows Feedback app
Ctrl+F1
To minimize or maximize Ribbon in File Explorer
Ctrl+Shift+Esc
To launch Task Manager