50 Common Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Computer Shortcut Keys are the most efficient way to get things done while using the PC/Windows!

Have you ever noticed, why the Computer Geeks on MOVIES or the Computer Teacher on LAB uses the keyboard instead of mouse most of the time? – Yes. But Have you wondered, why?

Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys saves resource in terms of time, effort & money. Furthermore, still achieves the desired result to an acceptable satisfaction of the customer and/or End user.

Today, let’s have a look into the Computer Shortcut Keys. And improve our computer skill and efficiency with very simple and easy List of Keyboard Shortcuts.

 

Note: If you are looking for specific computer shortcut keys on this post, type CTRL + F and type anything to find. Yup, we are training you to use computer shortcut keys right from here! 🙂

 

MOST USED COMPUTER KEYBOARD SHORTCUT KEYS

Windows Shortcut FUNCTIONS
CTRL+A Select all the items in the current window
CTRL+C Copy
CTRL+X  Cut
CTRL+V  Paste
CTRL+Z  Undo
CTRL+F  search on the current page
CTRL+P  Prints the current page
Windows KEY+L  Lock the computer
ALT+TAB  Switch between the running programs
F2  Rename an object
SHIFT+DELETE  Deletes an item immediately (permanently) without moving it into the Recycle Bin.
Windows KEY+E  Opens Windows Explorer
Windows KEY+D  Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop & vice versa
ALT+F4  Quit the current program
ALT+F4 on Desktop Shows an option to Restart, Shutdown or Signout
ALT+ SHIFT+TAB Switch between the running programs in the reverse order
CTRL+TAB Switch to the next child window (tab) of a current program, such as the tabs in our web browser
CTRL+ SHIFT+TAB will move through tabs in reverse order.
CTRL+ drag a file To make a copy
CTRL+SHIFT + drag a file To Create shortcuts
BACKSPACE Switch to the parent folder

 

 


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MOST USED COMPUTER SHORTCUT KEYS FOR BROWSER

CTRL+ click on link To open the link in new tab
CTRL+L Select the current path of the file on Windows Explorer or on Browser
CTRL+F4 or CTRL+W Closes the current window (tab) of a current program
CTRL+T Open new Tab in Browser
CTRL + SHIFT+T To restore previous tabs in the browser
type domain and PRESS CTRL+ENTER

 

Completion of .com address in browser Eg: Type youtube and CTRL+ENTER will load www.youtube.com

 

OTHER MOST USED COMPUTER KEYBOARD SHORTCUT KEYS

CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Open Windows Task Manager
CTRL+ALT+DELETE show the menu of Lock, Switch User, Sign Out, Task Manager
CTRL+ plus (+) Expands (Zoom IN).
CTRL+ minus (-) Collapses (Zoom Out).
ALT+ENTER Open the properties for the selected object
Windows KEY+BREAK System Properties dialog box
CTRL+L Select the current path of the file on Windows Explorer or on Browser
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Open Windows Task Manager
CTRL+ALT+DELETE show the menu of Lock, Switch User, Sign Out, Task Manager
ALT or F10 THEN UNDERLINED Letter In Menu Opens the particular menu
CTRL+ plus (+) Expands (Zoom IN).
CTRL+ minus (-) Collapses (Zoom Out).
Windows KEY+M  Minimize all
Windows Key+ SHIFT+ M  Undo minimize all
Windows Key+ P  Projection Screen (PROJECT)
Windows Key+ Arrow key  To manage a number of the window in the screen (to divide screen)
Alt + Space Bar  Opens menu which moves, minimize, maximize, close the current windows.
F4 on Window Explorer   Selects the Go To A Different Folder box and moves down the entries in the box
Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK  Toggles MouseKeys on and off on Numeric Keypad
Windows KEY+R  (Run dialog box) & type cmd  command prompt
Windows KEY+R  (Run dialog box) & type “OSK  On-screen Keyboard
Windows KEY+R (Run dialog box) & type mstsc  Remote Desktop Connection
Windows KEY+R  (Run dialog box) & type “appwiz.cpl”  Open “Uninstall” or “Change a program
Windows KEY+A Opens Action Center on Right of the screen on Windows10
Windows KEY+W Opens Window Ink Work-space on Right of the screen on Windows10
Windows KEY+I Opens Windows Setting on Windows10

 


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