Most Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts [List]

 are practically essential for using any type of PC. They’ll speed up the task and work and save hours of your precious time while working thus enhancing your productivity as well. If we talk about the latest version of Microsoftthen the name of Windows 10 comes up.

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Many users switched to the windows 10 just because of progressive and extraordinary features. They all are curious to know about theof Windows 10 to make work more comfortable and conveniently.

Here are the Window’s 10 Keyboard Shortcuts:-

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Ctrl + X Cut the selected item
Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) Copy the selected item
Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) Paste the selected item
Ctrl + Z Undo an action
Alt + Tab Switch between open apps
Alt + F4 Close the active item or exit the active app
Windows logo key + L Lock your PC
Windows logo key + D Display and hide the desktop
Alt + Spacebar Open the shortcut menu for the active window
F3 Search for a file or folder in File Explorer
F4 Display the address bar list in File Explorer
F5  Refresh the active window
F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F10 Activate the Menu bar in the active app
Alt + F8 Show your password on the sign-in screen
Alt + Esc Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
Alt + underlined letter Perform the command for that letter
Alt + Enter Display properties for the selected item
Alt + Spacebar Open the shortcut menu for the active window
Alt + Left arrow Go back
Alt + Right arrow Go forward
Alt + Page Up  Move up one screen
Alt + Page Down  Move down one screen
Ctrl + F4 Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen and let you have multiple documents open at the same time)
Ctrl + A Select all items in a document or window
Ctrl + D (or Delete) Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Ctrl + R (or F5) Refresh the active window
Ctrl + Y Redo an action
Ctrl + Right arrow  Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
Ctrl + Left arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
Ctrl + Down arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
Ctrl + Up arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
Ctrl + Alt + Tab Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + arrow keys When a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it in the direction specified
Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key Select a block of text
Ctrl + Esc Open Start
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
Ctrl + Shift Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available
Ctrl + Spacebar  Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off
Shift + F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
Shift with any arrow key Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop or select text in a document
Shift + Delete Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
Right arrow Open the next menu to the right or open a submenu
Left arrow  Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
Esc Stop or leave the current task
Windows logo key  Open or close Start
Windows logo key + A Open Action center
Windows logo key + B Set focus in the notification area
Windows logo key + Shift + C Open Cortana in listening mode
Windows logo key + D Display and hide the desktop
Windows logo key + Alt + D Display and hide the date and time on the desktop
Windows logo key + E  Open File Explorer
Windows logo key + F  Open Feedback Hub
Windows logo key + G Open Game bar when a game is open
Windows logo key + H  Open the Share charm
Windows logo key + I Open Settings
Windows logo key + J Set focus to a Windows tip when one is available.
Windows logo key + K  Open the Connect quick action
Windows logo key + L Lock your PC or switch accounts
Windows logo key + M Minimize all windows
Windows logo key + O Lock device orientation
Windows logo key + P  Choose a presentation display mode
Windows logo key + R Open the Run dialog box
Windows logo key + S Open search
Windows logo key + T Cycle through apps on the taskbar
Windows logo key + U Open Ease of Access Center
Windows logo key + V Cycle through notifications
Windows logo key + Shift + V Cycle through notifications in reverse order
Windows logo key + X Open the Quick Link menu
 Windows logo key + Z  Show the commands available in an app in full-screen mode
 Windows logo key + comma (,)  Temporarily peek at the desktop
 Windows logo key + Pause  Display the System Properties dialog box
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + F  Search for PCs (if you’re on a network)
 Windows logo key + Shift + M   Restore minimized windows on the desktop
 Windows logo key + number  Open the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, switch to that app.
Windows logo key + Shift + number  Open the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + number  Open the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
 Windows logo key + Alt + number  Open the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + number  Open the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator
 Windows logo key + Tab  Open Task view
 Windows logo key + Up arrow  Maximize the window
 Windows logo key + Down arrow  Remove current ap
p from screen or minimize the desktop window
 Windows logo key + Left arrow  Maximize the app or desktop window to the left side of the screen
 Windows logo key + Right arrow  Maximize the app or desktop window to the right side of the screen
 Windows logo key + Home  Minimize all except the active desktop window (restores all windows on the second stroke)
 Windows logo key + Shift + Up arrow  Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen
 Windows logo key + Shift + Down arrow  Restore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width
 Windows logo key + Shift + Left arrow or Right arrow  Move an app or window to the desktop from one monitor to another
 Windows logo key + Spacebar  Switch input language and keyboard layout
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + Spacebar  Change to a previously selected input
 Windows logo key + Enter  Open Narrator
 Windows logo key + forward slash (/)  Begin IME reconversion
 Windows logo key + plus (+) or minus (-)  Zoom in or out using Magnifier
 Windows logo key + Esc  Exit Magnifier
 Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert)  Copy the selected text
 Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert)  Paste the selected text
 Ctrl + M  Enter Mark mode
 Alt + selection key  Begin selection in block mode
 Arrow keys  Move the cursor in the direction specified
Page up  Move the cursor by one page up
 Page down  Move the cursor by one page down
 Ctrl + Home (Mark mode)  Move the cursor to the beginning of the buffer
 Ctrl + End (Mark mode)  Move the cursor to the end of the buffer
 Ctrl + Up arrow  Move up one line in the output history
 Ctrl + Down arrow   Move down one line in the output history
 Ctrl + Home (History navigation)   If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the top of the buffer. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the left of the cursor on the command line.
 Ctrl + End (History navigation)  If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the command line.Otherwise, delete all the characters to the right of the cursor in the command line.
 F4  Display the items in the active list
 Ctrl + Tab  Move forward through tabs
 Ctrl + Shift + Tab  Move back through tabs
 Ctrl + number (number 1–9)  Move to nth tab
 Tab  Move forward through options
 Shift + Tab  Move back through options
 Alt + underlined letter  Perform the command (or select the option) that is used with that letter
 Spacebar  Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box
 Backspace  Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box
 Arrow keys  Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
 Alt + D  Select the address bar
 Ctrl + E  Select the search box
 Ctrl + F  Select the search box
 Ctrl + N  Open a new window
 Ctrl + W  Close the active window
 Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel  Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons
 Ctrl + Shift + E  Display all folders above the selected folder
 Ctrl + Shift + N  Create a new folder
 Num Lock + asterisk (*)  Display all subfolders under the selected folder
 Num Lock + plus (+)  Display the contents of the selected folder
 Num Lock + minus (-)  Collapse the selected folder
 Alt + P   Display the preview panel
 Alt + Enter   Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
 Alt + Right arrow  View the next folder
 Alt + Up arrow  View the folder that the folder was in
 Alt + Left arrow  View the previous folder
 Backspace  View the previous folder
 Right arrow  Display the current selection (if it’s collapsed), or select the first subfolder
 Left arrow  Collapse the current selection (if it’s expanded), or select the folder that the folder was in
 End  Display the bottom of the active window
 Home  Display the top of the active window
 F11  Maximize or minimize the active window
 Windows logo key + Tab  Open Task view
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + D  Add a virtual desktop
Windows logo key + Ctrl + Right arrow  Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right
 Windows logo key + Ctrl + Left arrow  Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left
Windows logo key + Ctrl + F4  Close the virtual desktop you’re using
Windows logo key + I  Open settings
Type on any page with search box  Search settings
 Backspace  Go back to the settings home page
 Shift + click a taskbar button  Open an app or quickly open another instance of an app
 Ctrl + Shift + click a taskbar button  Open an app as an administrator
 Shift + right-click a taskbar button  Show the window menu for the app
 Shift + right-click a grouped taskbar button  Show the window menu for the group
 Ctrl + click a grouped taskbar button  Cycle through the windows of the group.

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That’s the end of this post, and I declared the ultimate list of Windows’s 10 keyboard shortcuts mentioned above. Tell us in the comment section about your favorite keyboard shortcut that you use constantly in your Windows 10.

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