Windows Shortcuts

Windows Shortcuts allow you to access shortcuts from most different Windows Operating Systems covering from XP to Windows 10











Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts
Windows key + A — Open Action Center.
Windows key + S — Open Search.
Windows key + Q — Open Cortana in listening mode.
Windows key + S — Open Cortana ready for typed input.
Windows key + I — Open Windows 10’s settings.
Windows key + G — Open the new Game DVR recorder.
Windows key + H — Open Share Charm.
Windows key + Tab — Open Task view.
Windows key + Ctrl + D — Add a virtual desktop.
Windows key + Ctrl + Right arrow — Switch between virtual desktops.
Windows key + Ctrl + Left arrow — Switch between virtual desktops.
Windows key + Ctrl + F4 — Close the virtual desktop you’re using.
Windows key + Left — Snaps active window to the left.

  More Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts
Section One: Remote Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Two: Microsoft Edge Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Three: Game Bar Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Four: Photos App Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Five: Calculator Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Six: Reader Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Seven: Paint Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Eight: Windows Journal Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
Section Nine: WordPad Keyboard Shortcuts in Win 10
  Useful Windows Run Cmds Reference
– Programs and Features
bthprops.cpl – Blue Tooth Devices
calc – Calculator
cleanmgr – Disk Clean Manager
compmgmt.msc – Computer Mgmt Console
computerDefaults – Set Program Access Defaults
control – Control Panel
desk.cpl –  Display Settings Configuration Window
devmgmt.msc – Device Management Console
diskmgmt.msc – Disk Management Console
eventvwr.msc – Event Viewer
firewall.cpl – Windows Firewall Configuration
fsmgmt.msc – Shared Folders Management
gpedit.msc – Group Policy Editor
iexplore – Internet Explorer
inetcpl.cpl – Internet Properties
lusrmgr.msc – Local Users⁄Groups Mgmnt
main.cpl – Mouse Properties Window
mobsync – Sync Center
mstsc – Remote Desktop Client
msconfig – System Configuration
msinfo32 – System Information
mspaint – MS Paint Application
ncpa.cpl – Network Connections
notepad – Notepad Text Editor
optionalfeatures – Windows Features
perfmon.msc – Performance Monitor
printmanagement.msc – Printer Management Console
rsop.msc – Shows Resultant Set of Group Policies Applied
secpol.msc – Local Security Policy Management Console
services.msc– Services Management Console
sysdm.cpl – System Properties
taskmgr -Task Manager
taskschd.msc -Task Scheduler
timedate.cpl – Set System Time and Date.
userinit – User Libraries(Documents, Pictures etc)
wf.msc – Windows Firewall Management Console
winver – Windows Version Information
WmiMgmt.msc – WMI Management Console
write – Wordpad Application
wscui.cpl – Windows Security Center

Mathematical Equation Codes
Press Alt Key and Number Below on the Numeric Keypad 

Alt 241   ± Plus or Minus
Alt 0188   ¼ Quarter
Alt 0189   ½ Half
Alt 0190   ¾ Three quarters
Alt 46   . Decimal Point
Alt 240   = Exactly Identical
Alt 61   = Equals
Alt 247   ˜ Approximately equal
Alt 60   < Less Than
Alt 62   > Greater Than
Alt 242   = Greater than or equal
Alt 243   = Less than or equal
Alt 251   v Square Root
Alt 252   n Power n
Alt 0185   ¹ To the power of 1
Alt 0178   ² squared
Alt 0179   ³ cubed
Alt 227   p Pi
Alt 248   ° Degree sign

Console Tips ⁄ Shortcuts
The \ is Always Used for Dir Navigation  and  ⁄ Always Used for Parameters
[width],[height]   mode 120,40
color   [attr]   – 2 Hex #’s   Background and Foreground of console
           Try  color ⁄?    or try this – Use “color 0a” – East to remember!
tree    [drive:][path] [⁄f] [⁄a]
            ⁄f = File Listing as well,      ⁄a= Output to text file
ex: tree ⁄a d:\users\s184
> d:\temp\mydrive.txt
rd        [⁄s] [drive:]path         ⁄s = Deletes Non-Empty folders,
prompt $m$p$g  – Prompt alone resets back to default
help = [any command]  ⁄?            ex:  help del  ⁄?
  >       Redirect output to file >   ex:     systeminfo > c:\mycpcinfo.txt
>>  Append output to file >>  ex:   systeminfo >> c:\mycpcinfo.txt
Up Arrow ⁄ Down Arrow = cycle through the previous commands
Right Arrow = Enters, char by char, the last cmd you executed.
TAB = Command completion like Linux
&& – Run Mult Commands – ex:  ipconfig && netstat
Pipeline = [some command] | notepad = Send output of cmd to notepad
Shift key held down – right-clicking a folder = “Open Cmd Prompt Here”
Alt+Enter = Switch to⁄from full screen mode
Insert = Toggle Insert⁄Overwrite
Ctrl-C = Abort current command⁄typing Shortcut Commands for System Info –  Copy and Paste
Enable the Built-in Master Admin Acct = net user administrator ⁄active:yes
Physical Memory = systeminfo | findstr ⁄C:”Total Physical Memory”
Physical Memory = wmic MEMORYCHIP get BankLabel,DeviceLocator,Capacity,Tag
System Type = systeminfo | findstr ⁄C:”System type”
OS Install Date = systeminfo | findstr ⁄C:”Install Date”
Last Boot Time = systeminfo | findstr ⁄C:”System Boot Time”
Find BIOS Info = systeminfo | findstr ⁄C:BIOS
Find BIOS Manufacturer = wmic bios get  manufacturer, smbiosbiosversion
Motherboard Serial Number = wmic bios get serialnumber
Model = wmic computersystem get model,name,manufacturer,systemtype


Type Symbols Using the ALT Key
Alt-Key-Symbols PC
Alt-Key-Symbols MAC

How to Type the Copyright Sign = (C)
Works in MS Word
Type a left parentheses (, then the letter C, and then a
right parentheses )
Example Below:

For a Registered Trademark Symbol ®
Use the number 0174 on the numeric keypad Example Below:

Press and Hold ALT followed by the numbers on the keypad
How to Enter the Trademark (TM) Sign –
1> Make sure that Num Lock is on
2> Hold down the Alt key
3> Type 0153 on the numeric keypad
4> Release the Alt key. The trademark symbol should come up


Microsoft Edge Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl+D – Adds current site to favorites or reading list
Ctrl+J – Launches downloads pane
Ctrl+I – Opens favorites pane
Ctrl+H – Opens history pane
Alt+C – Launches Cortana
Ctrl+Shift+R – Enables users to enter reading view
F12 – Launches F12 Developer Tools
F7 – Switches caret browsing on for current tab
Ctrl+K – Opens duplicate tab
Ctrl+Shift+P – Opens new InPrivate Browsing window Google Chrome Shortcuts      
  ALT + F4  Close current window
  ALT + HOME  Open homepage
  ALT + SHIFT +B  Open Bookmark manager
  CTRL + B  Toggle Bookmarks on⁄off
  CTRL + H  View History
  CTRL + N  Open new window
  CTRL + T  Open new tab
  CTRL + O  Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome
  CTRL + P  Print page
  CTRL + W  Close current tab
  CTRL + 9  Switch to last tab
  CTRL + SHIFT + B  Open the Bookmark manager
  CTRL + SHIFT + N  Open a new window in incognito mode
  CTRL + SHIFT + T  Reopen the last tab you’ve closed
(Chrome remembers last 10)
  CTRL + TAB  Switch to next tab
  CTRL + Page Up  Switch to previous tab
  CTRL + Page Down  Switch to the next tab
  CTRL + (click hyperlink) Open link in new tab in the background
  SHIFT + (click hyperlink) Open link in a new window

  Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts      
  ESC  Stop downloading current page
  F5  Refresh
  F11  Full screen view
  ALT + HOME  Go to homepage
  ALT + Left Arrow  Back
  ALT + Right Arrow  Forward
  CTR + +  Zoom In
  CTR + –  Zoom Out
  CTRL+ 0  Zoom Reset
  CTRL + K  Select a search bar
  CTRL + TAB  Switch tabs
  CTRL + D  Add bookmarks
  CTRL + B  Open Bookmarks
  CTRL + P  Print
  CTRL + R  Reload
  CTRL + T  New Tab
  CTRL + N  New Window
  SHIFT + ENTER  Open link in new window

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