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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Popular Microsoft Windows® Short Cuts:

Here is a short list of some of the most popular Windows short cuts. Hopefully, you will spot a few that you do not know about and can use.

  • Windows Keyboard Logo Symbol + L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE).

  • ALT+TAB: Easily switch between open programs.
  • ALT+F4: Quit the program.
  • ALT+F4: Closes the current window.

  • SHIFT+DELETE: Delete an item permanently.
  • SHIFT: Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature.

  • CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu.
  • CTRL+C: Copy.
  • CTRL+X: Cut.
  • CTRL+V: Paste.
  • CTRL+Z: Undo.
  • CTRL+B: Bold Font.
  • CTRL+U: Underline Font.
  • CTRL+I: Italic Font.
  • CTRL+Z: Undo the last command

A Full List of Microsoft Short Cut Commands Can Be Found In This Key Directory (Listed by Application):