windows xp, 7, 8 and 10 keyboard shortcuts list

Windows key Shortcuts Lists

Win + F1  Open Windows Help and support
Win  Display or hide the Start screen
Win + B  Set focus in the notification area
Win + C  Open Charms
Win + D  Display and hide the desktop
Win + E  Open File Explorer
Win + F  Open the Search charm and search for files
Win + H Open the Share charm
Win + I Open the Settings charm
Win + K Open the Devices charm
Win + L  Lock your PC or switch people
Win + M Minimize all windows
Win + O  Lock device orientation]
Win + P  Choose a presentation display mode
Win + Q Open the Search charm to search everywhere or within the open app (if the app supports app search)
Win + R  Open the Run dialog box
Win + S  Open the Search charm to search Windows and the web
Win + T  Cycle through apps on the taskbar
Win + U Open Ease of Access Center
Win + V Cycle through notifications
Win + SHIFT + V  Cycle through notifications in reverse orde
Win + W  Open the Search charm and search for settings
Win + X  Open the Quick Link menu
Win + Z  Show the commands available in the app
Win + ,  Temporarily peek at the desktop
Win + PAUSE  Display the System Properties dialog box
Win + CTRL + F  Search for PCs (if you're on a network)
Win + SHIFT + M  Restore minimized windows on the desktop
Win + (NUMBER 1-9)  Open the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, it switches to that app.
Win + SHIFT + (NUMBER 1-9)  Open the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Win + CTRL + (NUMBER 1-9)  Open the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Win + ALT + (NUMBER 1-9)  Open the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Win + CTRL + SHIFT + (NUMBER 1-9)  Open the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator
Win + TAB  WinCycle through recently used apps (except desktop apps)
Win + CTRL + TAB  Cycle through recently used apps (except desktop apps)
Win + SHIFT + TAB  Cycle through recently used apps (except desktop apps) in reverse order
Win + CTRL + B  Switch to the app that displayed a message in the notification area
Win + UP ARROW  Maximize the window
Win + DOWN ARROW  Remove current app from screen or minimize the desktop window
Win + LEFT ARROW  Maximize the app or desktop window to the LEFT side of the screen
Win + RIGHT ARROW  Maximize the app or desktop window to the RIGHT side of the screen
Win + HOME  Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke)
Win + SHIFT + UP ARROW  Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen
Win + SHIFT + DOWN ARROW  Restore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width
Win + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW  Move an app or window in the desktop from one monitor to another
Win + SPACEBAR Switch input language and keyboard layout
Win + CTRL + SPACEBAR  Change to a previously selected input
Win + ENTER  Open Narrator
Win + SHIFT + .  Cycle through open apps
Win + .  Cycle through open apps
Win + / Initiate IME reconversion
Win + ALT + ENTER Open WindowsMedia Center
Win + +/-  Zoom in or out using Magnifier
Win + ESC  Exit Magnifier
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