Windows 7,8 and 10 Keyboard shortcuts

Specific Windows Keyboard Shortcuts #

WINKEY+1-0 Pressing the Windows key and any top row number key from 1 to 0 opens the program corresponding to the number of the program icon on the Taskbar. For example, if the first icon on the Taskbar is Internet Explorer, pressing WINKEY+1 would open that program or switch to it if already open.
WINKEY+(PLUS (+) or MINUS (- Open Windows Magnifier and zoom in with the PLUS symbol (+) and zoom out with the MINUS symbol (-).
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WINKEY+ESC Closes the Magnifier.
WINKEY+HOME Minimize all windows except the active window
WINKEY+P Change between the monitor and projection display types or how second screen displays computer screen.
WINKEY+T Set the focus on the Taskbar icons.
WINKEY+LEFT ARROW Shrinks the window to 1/2 screen on the left side for side by side viewing.
WINKEY+RIGHT ARROW Shrinks the window to 1/2 screen on the right side for side by side viewing
WINKEY+UP ARROW When in the side by side viewing mode, this shortcut takes the screen back to full size.
WINKEY+DOWN ARROW Minimizes the screen. Also, when in the side by side viewing mode, this shortcut takes the screen back to a minimized size.
   
  WINDOWS 8
WINKEY+ COMMA (,) Peek at the Windows desktop.
WINKEY+ FULL STOP (.) Snap a Windows App to the sides of the screen. Pressing it multiple times will switch between the right and left side of the screen or unsnap the app.
WINKEY+ENTER Open Windows Narrator.
WINKEY+C Open the Charms.
WINKEY+G Cycle through desktop gadgets.
WINKEY+H Open Share in Charms.
WINKEY+I Open the Settings in Charms.
WINKEY+J Switch between snapped apps.
WINKEY+K Open Devices in Charms.
WINKEY+O Lock the screen orientation.
WINKEY+X Open the Power User Menu, which gives you access to many of the features most power users would want to use such as Device Manager, Control Panel, Event Viewer, command Prompt, and much more.
WINDOWS 10
WINKEY+ COMMA (,) Peek at the Windows desktop.
WINKEY+A Open the Windows 10 Action center.
WINKEY+G Open the Game bar. Only works if a game is running.
WINKEY+I Open the Windows 10 Settings window.
WINKEY+S Open the Windows Search utility.
WINKEY+X Open the Power User Menu, which gives you access to many of the features most power users would want to use such as Device Manager, Control Panel, Event, Viewer, command Prompt, and much more.

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