Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Give the mouse a break... try some of these Windows Keyboard Shortcuts.

*WIN is the Windows key which is located next to the ALT key

WIN E Open Windows Explorer
WIN D Show Desktop
WIN M Minimize all Windows (same as WIN D)
WIN L Lock Workstation
   
SHIFT END Select to end of line
SHIFT HOME Select to beginning of line
   
CTRL X Cut
CTRL C Copy
CTRL V Paste
CTRL Z Undo last modification (only works from within an application; such as Word, Excel, Dreamweaver)
   
ALT F4 Close Active Program
CTRL F4 Close Active Window
F5 Refresh file/folder list within Windows Explorer  ALSO Reloads a webpage within a web browser

The Microsoft website has very extensive lists for Windows XPlink, for Windows Vistalink and for Windows 7link.

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