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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

In the earlier article, I discussed some very useful Mac keyboard shortcuts including the basic short keys and some unknown keyboard shortcuts too. In this article, I will be covering some useful windows 10 shortcut keys which will surely make your life and work easier with windows 10. I have also covered some of the hidden windows shortcuts in the earlier article, which you would definitely like to know.

If we would talk about the keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10, then the list will have a huge number of shortcut keys, and all of them will not be of the daily use or the required one for everyone. Hence I tried to cover up the most useful Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts which will be proved as the fruitful for the ones who always found near their PCs.

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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

 Shortcut  KeysFunction
              Picture of the Windows logo key
It allows to access the start menu of windows
           Picture of the Windows logo key + A
This shortcut key open up the windows Action center.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + C
You can access the Cortana through this short key.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + D
This shortcut of windows displays and hides the desktop.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + E
File Explorer can be accessed by this shortcut key.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + G
You can open the Game bar through this windows shortcut key.
          Picture of the Windows logo key  + H
You can access the Share charm.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + I
Opens Settings through this shortcut key.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + K
Opens the Connect quick action.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + L
Lock your PC or switch accounts.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + M
Minimizes all windows.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + R
Opens the Run dialog box.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + S
Opens Search box.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + U
Opens Ease of Access Center.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + X
Opens Quick Link menu.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Number
You can access the apps in the taskbar pinned by the number.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Left arrow key
Snap app windows left.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Right arrow key
Snap app windows right.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Up arrow key
Maximize app windows.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Down arrow key
Minimize app windows.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Comma
You can peek at the desktop through this windows shortcut.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Ctrl +D
This shortcut adds a virtual desktop.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow    
This combination of keys switches between virtual desktops.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Ctrl + F4
Close current virtual desktop.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Enter
Open Narrator.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Home
Minimize all windows except the active one.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + PrtScn   
Captures a screenshot of the whole screen.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Shift + Up arrow
Stretches the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + Tab
Open Task view.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + “+” key
Zoom in through this key combination.
          Picture of the Windows logo key + “-” key
Zoom out through this key combination.
         Ctrl + Shift + EscOpens the Task Manager.
         Alt + TabSwitch between currently open apps.
         Alt + Left arrow keyGo back.
         Alt + Right arrow keyGo forward.
         Alt + Page UpMove up one screen.
         Alt + Page downMove down one screen.
         Ctrl + Alt +TabView open apps
         Ctrl + CCopy selected content.
         Ctrl + XCut selected content.
         Ctrl + VPaste content .
         Ctrl + ASelect all content.
         Ctrl + ZUndo the actions.
         Ctrl + YRedo the actions.
         Ctrl + DDeletes the item.
         Ctrl + EscOpen the Start Menu.
         Ctrl + ShiftYou can switch the keyboard layout though this key combination.
        Ctrl + F4 Close the active windows.
        Ctrl + F4 + UShutdown the Computer.

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Even though I have tried to cover most of the useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts, but if you think that I have missed some of the other useful windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, then please let us know in the comments section below.

We will be updating the article with the shortcut keys for the different apps like Word, Adobe etc in the Windows, hence follow our article and the website for the updates

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