Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut List

Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
Thought I'd put together a list of keyboard shortcuts available in Windows 10. This is by no means a complete list, and feel free to PM me with any contributions.
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will be used to denote the Windows Key

Two Key Shortcuts
1559927939852.png+ Q : Opens up the search pane1559927939852.png+W : Opens the Windows Ink workspace pane
1559927939852.png + E : Opens Windows file explorer1559927939852.png + R : Opens the run dialog box
1559927939852.png + T : Sets focus on taskbar pinned items allowing access with the keyboard1559927939852.png + U : Opens display settings
1559927939852.png + I : Opens the main system settings screen1559927939852.png + P : Opens the projector pane allowing you change output settings
1559927939852.png + A : Opens the actions and notification pane1559927939852.png + S : Opens the search pane
1559927939852.png + D : Shows the desktop1559927939852.png + G : Opens the game overlay application
1559927939852.png + H : Opens the dictation service1559927939852.png + K : Opens the wireless connection pane
1559927939852.png + L : Locks the computer1559927939852.png + X : Opens IT admin pane
1559927939852.png + B : Sets focus on system tray icons for keyboard navigation and selection1559927939852.png + M : Minimizes all open windows
1559927939852.png + < : Hides all windows until 1559927939852.png is released1559927939852.png + Number : Opens application pinned to the taskbar corresponding to the order
Ctrl + Shift : Clicking an application while holding these runs an application elevated1559927939852.png + TAB : Shows all open windows and virtual desktops
Alt + TAB : Toggle between open windows1559927939852.png + ⬅ : Focused window will lock to the left side (up/down will lock to corner)
1559927939852.png + 🔼 : Maximize window or lock if window is split (left/right first)1559927939852.png + ➡ : Focused window will lock to the right side (up/down will lock to corner)
1559927939852.png + 🔽 : Unmaximize or minimize focused windowCtrl + C : Copy text, file or directory
Ctrl + V : Paste text, file or directoryCtrl + X : Cut/Move text, file or directory

Three Key Shortcuts
Ctrl + Alt + Delete : Open winlogon screenCtrl + Shift + Esc : Open Task Manager
1559927939852.png + Ctrl + D : Create a virtual desktop1559927939852.png + Ctrl + ⬅ or ➡ : Move between virtual desktops
1559927939852.png + Ctrl + Enter : Start and stop the narrator1559927939852.png + Shift + S : Launch snipping tool
 
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