Windows Shortcut not only makes you fasten your computer control, but also help you to save time. In this article, SpyOnTech will give you 20 Windows shortcut which you probably haven’t found out and needed in your daily works in using Windows-based computer.
Global Windows Shortcut
When you have so many software or folder you put on taskbar (Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8). Actually there’s a way to open those software and folders extra fast without clicking on it. You can use Windows shortcut, which are Win+1, 2, 3, 4 to 9. The number would suit the sequence or place in Windows Taskbar.
How about opening list in folder or software in Taskbar? You can also do it by clicking on Windows shortcut in form of Win+Alt+1, 2, 3, 4 to 9. These numbers are still the same, as the sequence or place in Windows Taskbar.
Then what if you have software or folder in taskbar more than 9 sequences? You can use Windows shortcut Win+T, by using this shortcut, you would be able to explore software or folder on taskbar easier. After you got software or folder you want to open, you can use Space or Enter to open it.
If you want to directly minimize all program and left one program open, you can do it by using Aero shake feature. By clicking the left side of application and shake it a bit, you can minimize all opened program, except what you’ve clicked. You can also use Win+Home shortcut.
Do you want to access hidden icon in Taskbar by using shortcut? Surely you can do it by pressing Win+B then press on Enter or Space.
Minimize or Maximize windows by shortcut? You can also do it by pressing Win+Up Arrow/Down Arrow.
Do you want to exchange Windows fast according to window sequences you’ve opened? You can use Alt+Esc. Their function is similar as Alt+Tab.
Windows Shortcut to open system properties is also available, by using Win+Pause/Break. Surely it would help you finding out which windows version and computer name you are using.
Ctrl+Esc is a shortcut you can use to open Start Menu. However, for this Windows 8, this shortcut is used to open Start Screen. This windows shortcut wouldn’t be available if you have changed it with other function using certain software.
Ctrl+Shift+Esc will open Task Manager without using Ctrl+Alt+Del.
Do you want to open menu or opetion in certain application? You can use Alt+Space, it would be very helpful if the mouse you use was broken. You can also add x to minimize and n to maximize, c for out or m to remove.
Windows Explorer Shortcut
If you want to be more fluent in using Windows Explorer in Windows? Here is some shortcut which probably useful for you to find out.
To open folder in one level? You can start using shortcut Alt+Up, but it’s not working in Windows Vista. However, you can use Backspace.
Right click on mouse, while you need to copy or paste a folder? It’s easy, you can use Windows’s shortcut Shift+F10.
Erasing files without any trace? You can use Shift+Del which would erase the folder without passing recycle bin.
Creating folder so fast and easy? You can also use Windows Shortcut Ctrl+Shift+N.
Your mouse’s Right click is broken but you need folder properties to find out about size or sharing data? Just use Alt+Enter.
F2 to rename folder or file sophisticatedly and fast without using right click.
Opening Windows Explorer and miss the time when we are busy? You can use F3 to do it. Below Windows 8, F3 has function to open searching File.
Do you want to do bar navigation in Windows Explorer? You can press Windows F6 process after doing it, it made you impossible to access location bar, options bar, left pane, and right pane.
Windows Shortcut for menu file in Explorer? You can use F10.
These are 20 shortcut which probably useful for you, Windows’ users, whether it is Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.