Top Windows 10 Shortcut Keys

Save precious time and get the most out of Windows 10 with these top Windows shortcuts. I start basic and then move on to some lesser known but equally valuable Windows shortcut keys. While researching this video, I discovered some new shortcut keys in Windows that I now use on a regular basis. Hopefully you’ll find the same.

  • Editing
    • CTRL + C to Copy
    • CTRL + V to Paste
    • CTRL + X to Cut
    • CTRL + Z to Undo
    • CTRL + Y to Redo
    • CTRL + D to Delete
    • Alt + Shift + Up/Down Arrow to move bullets up and down
  • Find and Search
    • CTRL + F to find text
    • Windows Key + Q or Windows Key or Windows Key + S to search or just press the windows key
  • Selection
    • CTRL + A to Select all
    • CTRL + Click to select multiple individual items
    • Shift + Click to select multiple items
    • Shift + Arrow to select text
    • Shift + CTRL + Arrow to select entire words
  • Windows Management
    • Alt + Tab to jump between open windows
    • Alt + F4 to close a window
    • Windows + # key to bring up app on task bar where the # corresponds with the position on the taskbar
    • Windows Key + arrow keys to snap a window in different positions
    • Windows + D to see desktop. Toggle back and forth
    • Windows + M to minimize all windows
  • Browser Navigation
    • Alt + left or Alt + right arrow to navigate forward or back
    • CTRL + T to open a new tab
    • CTRL + Shift + T to bring up closed tab in browser
    • CTRL + Tab to move to next tab
    • CTRL + Shift + Tab to move to previous tab
    • F5 or CTRL + R to refresh a web page
  • Zoom
    • Windows + or Windows – to zoom in or out
  • Virtual Desktop
    • Windows + Tab to open task view
    • Windows + CTRL + D to add a virtual desktop
    • Windows + CTRL + Left or Right Arrow Keys move between them
    • Windows + CTRL + F4 to close virtual desktop
  • Display
    • Windows + P to project to an external monitor
  • Others
    • CTRL + Shift + ESC opens task manager
    • CTRL + P prints • Windows + L to lock your PC
    • Windows + E to launch File Explorer
    • Windows + G brings up Game Bar which allows you to screen record

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