Easy Computing with Windows 7 : Keyboard Shortcuts

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Many might be using the seventh generation of Windows operating system ‘ Windows 7 ‘. It makes our lives easier. To make it much more easier, some keyboard shortcuts will help you to make computing very easy. So, I have collected some keyboard shortcuts for Windows7.


Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7 :

* Win+UP Arrow : Maximize the current window

* Win+Down Arrow : If the current window is maximized, restore it; if the current window is restored, minimize it

* Win+Left Arrow : Dock the current window to the left half of the screen

* Win+Right Arrrow : Dock the current window to the right half of the screen

* Win+Home : Minimize all but the current window

* Win+Space : All windows become transparent so you can see through to the desktop.

* Win+P : Adjust presentation settings for your display.

* Alt+F4 : Close the active window

* Alt+Tab : Switch to previous active window

* Alt+Esc : Cycle through all open windows

* Win+Tab : Flip 3D

* Ctrl+Win+Tab : Persistent Flip 3D

* Win+T : Cycle through applications on taskbar (showing its live preview)

* Win+M : Minimize all open windows

* Win+Shift+M : Undo all window minimization

* Win+D : Toggle showing the desktop

* Win+(+/-): Zoom in/out.

* Win+G: Cycle between the Windows Gadgets on your screen.

* Shift+Win+Up arrow: Maximize the active window vertically.

* Shift+Win+Left/Right arrows: Move the window to the monitor on the left or right.

* Win+number (1-9): Starts the application pinned to the taskbar in that position, or switches to that program.

* Shift+Win+number (1-9): Starts a new instance of the application pinned to the taskbar in that position.

* Ctrl+Win+number (1-9): Cycles through open windows for the application pinned to the taskbar in that position.

* Alt+Win+number (1-9): Opens the Jump List for the application pinned to the taskbar.

* Win+T: Focus and scroll through items on the taskbar.

* Win+B: Focuses the System Tray icons

* Shift+Click on a taskbar button: Open a program or quickly open another instance of a program.

* Ctrl+Shift+Click on a taskbar button: Open a program as an administrator.

* Shift+Right-click on a taskbar button: Show the window menu for the program (like XP does).

* Shift+Right-click on a grouped taskbar button: Show the window menu for the group.

* Ctrl+Click on a grouped taskbar button: Cycle through the windows of the group.

* Ctrl+Shift+N: Creates a new folder in Windows Explorer.

* Alt+Up: Goes up a folder level in Windows Explorer.

* Alt+P: Toggles the preview pane in Windows Explorer.

* Shift+Right-Click on a file: Adds Copy as Path, which copies the path of a file to
the clipboard.

* Shift+Right-Click on a file: Adds extra hidden items to the Send To menu.

* Shift+Right-Click on a folder: Adds Command Prompt Here, which lets you easily open
a command prompt in that folder.

All these keyboard shortcuts is a collection from the web. Thanks to Blogsdna and Lifehacker.

 

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Comments

  1. Arun says:

    thxxx useful 2 me

  2. Pharmacy says:

    am still using XP on my laptop and home PC. Havent tried Windows 7 yet. What are your reviews on it ?
    Good Shortcuts

  3. Srivathsan GK says:

    @Pharmacy – Windows 7 is far far better than windows xp, has 600 new features added. Security concerned its the best. For drivers update it has extended the facility. More and More advanced facilities are there .. Just give a try :)

  4. online used cars says:

    Nice article good information Windows 7 is far far better than windows xp, has 600 new features added. Security concerned its the best. For drivers update it has extended the facility.

  5. Ducas says:

    you should add…

    Ctrl + Shift + Win + number(1-9): Starts a new instance of the application pinned to the taskbar at that position as Administrator

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