Windows Key Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts can be big time savers and after some practice, using them becomes second nature. Most programs, like Word, Excel, Photoshop, etc, have shortcut keys combinations. For this week, let’s talk about the Windows key on your keyboard. The Windows key in combination with some other key press can get you quickly to certain features. In the list below you will see a list in this format Win + E Open File Explorer
This means to hold down the windows key and press the letter “E”. This action will open the File Explorer for you.

Try some of these out:

Win + E Open File Explorer
Win + I Open Settings
Win + M Minimize all open windows
Win + Shift + M Restore minimized windows
Win + S Open Search
Win + R Open the Run command dialog box
Win + Alt + D Hide and Display Time and Date on Desktop

These are the shortcuts that most of you may find helpful. If you want to see a complete list, it is available on the Microsoft web page here.

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