Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows XP

To Set focus on a notification.

Press Windows Key+B

View properties for the selected ALT+ENTER item. Displays the properties of the selected object. Cycle through items in the order they were opened. "Close the active item, or quit the active program. Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. Display the System menu for the active window. Switch between open items. Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option in a dialog box. Display the corresponding menu. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name ALT+TAB ALT+Underlined letter ALT+SPACEBAR ALT+SPACEBAR ALT+F4 ALT+ESC ALT+Enter

Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously. Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box in a dialog box. Select all. Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. Copy. Copy selected item. Move the insertion point to the CTRL+ESC CTRL+F4 BACKSPACE BACKSPACE Arrow keys Press CTRL while dragging an item CTRL+A CTRL+C CTRL+DOWN ARROW CTRL+LEFT ARROW . Display the Start menu.To Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons in a dialog box.

Undo. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB CTRL+TAB CTRL+UP ARROW CTRL+V CTRL+Windows Key+F CTRL+X CTRL+Z DELETE Display the bottom of the active END window. Press CTRL+RIGHT ARROW CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Move backward through tabs in a dialog box. Search for computers. Delete. Paste. Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. Highlight a block of text. Cut. Create shortcut to selected item. Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph.To beginning of the previous word. . Move forward through tabs in a dialog box.

To Carry out the command for the active option or button in a dialog box. Rename selected item. Switch High Contrast on and HOME F5 F6 F4 F2 F3 F4 ESC F1 F10 ENTER Press Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT . Search for a file or folder. Cancel the current task. Display the items in the active list in a dialog box. Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. Activate the menu bar in the active program. Display the top of the active window. Switch MouseKeys on and off. Display Help in a dialog box. Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. Refresh the active window.

Display the items in the active list in a dialog box. LEFT ARROW . Display the top of the active window. LEFT ARROW or close a submenu.To off. Collapse current selection if it's expanded. Refresh the active window. Switch MouseKeys on and off. Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. or select parent folder. Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN HOME F5 F6 F4 LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the left. Switch High Contrast on and off. or select parent folder. LEFT ARROW or close a submenu. Collapse current selection if it's expanded. SCREEN Press Open the next menu to the left.

LEFT ARROW or close a submenu. Switch High Contrast on and off. Switch ToggleKeys on and off. Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. Collapse the selected folder. NUM LOCK for five seconds NUM LOCK+ASTERISK on numeric keypad (*) NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN on Menu key LEFT ARROW . HOME F5 F6 F4 Press Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN Open the next menu to the left. Collapse current selection if it's expanded. Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. Refresh the active window.To Display the items in the active list in a dialog box. or select parent folder. Display all subfolders under the selected folder. Display the top of the active window. Switch MouseKeys on and off.

Switch FilterKeys on and off. Display the items in the active list in a dialog box. Refresh the active window. Switch MouseKeys on and off. or select first subfolder. Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN on numeric keypad (+) RIGHT ARROW RIGHT ARROW Right SHIFT for eight seconds F4 F5 F6 HOME Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN Open the next menu to the left. . Display the top of the active window. LEFT ARROW or close a submenu. Switch High Contrast on and off. Display current selection if it's collapsed.To Press numeric keypad (-) Display the contents of the selected folder. or open a submenu. Open the next menu to the right.

NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN on numeric keypad (+) RIGHT ARROW RIGHT ARROW Right SHIFT for eight seconds SHIFT five times SHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive . Switch StickyKeys on and off. or select parent folder. Prevent the CD from automatically playing. Switch FilterKeys on and off. Display current selection if it's collapsed. Open the next menu to the right. Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. or select first subfolder.To Collapse current selection if it's expanded. Menu key LEFT ARROW Press NUM LOCK for five seconds NUM LOCK+ASTERISK on numeric keypad (*) NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN on numeric keypad (-) Display the contents of the selected folder. Collapse the selected folder. Display all subfolders under the selected folder. or open a submenu. Switch ToggleKeys on and off.

To Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop. Display or hide the Start menu. or select text within a document. or switch users if you are not connected to a network domain. Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin. TAB SPACEBAR SHIFT+F10 Press SHIFT with any of the arrow keys SHIFT+DELETE Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu Windows Key Windows Key+ L . Carry out the corresponding command. Lock your computer if you are connected to a network domain. Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. Move forward through options in a dialog box. Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box in a dialog box. Move backward through options SHIFT+TAB in a dialog box.

Opens Utility Manager. Display Windows Help. Open the Run dialog box. Search for a file or folder. Restores minimized windows. Press Windows Key+BREAK Windows Key+D Windows Key+E Windows Key+F Windows Key+F1 Windows Key+M Windows Key+R Windows Key+Shift+M Windows Key+U . Show the desktop.To Display the System Properties dialog box. Minimize all windows. Open My Computer.