100+ Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys That Are Useful To You

Many RSI sufferers report that they feel less pain when typing compared to when mousing. Thus, a desire to avoid mouse as much as possible. Below are some tips from on how to survive in Windows 95 without the mouse. Getting familiar with keyboard shortcuts not only help you get the work done faster, but also more efficient. If your daily job rely heavily on using Windows, here are some 100+ Windows Keyboard Shortcuts you might want to check out. and useful to you.


Use shortcut keys as an alternative to the mouse when working in Windows. You can open, close, and navigate the Start menu, desktop, menus, dialog boxes, and Web pages using keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts may also make it easier for you to interact with your computer. Shortcut keys help provide an easier and usually quicker method of navigating and executing commands in computer software programs.

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

100+ Keyboard Shortcut Keys

  1. CTRL+C (Copy)
  2. CTRL+X (Cut)
  3. CTRL+V (Paste)
  4. CTRL+Z (Undo)
  5. Shift+Delete (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
  6. CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
  7. CTRL+Shift while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
  8. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
  9. CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
  10. CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
  11. CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
  12. CTRL+Shift with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
  13. CTRL+A (Select all)
  14. Alt+Enter (View the properties for the selected item)
  15. Alt+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
  16. Alt+Enter (Display the properties of the selected object)
  17. Alt+Spacebar (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
  18. CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
  19. Alt+Tab (Switch between the open items)
  20. Alt+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
  21. F1 key (Display Help)
  22. F2 key (Rename the selected item)
  23. F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
  24. F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
  25. F5 key (Update the active window)
  26. F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
  27. F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
  28. Shift+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
  29. Alt+Spacebar (Display the System menu for the active window)
  30. CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
  31. Alt+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)
  32. Backspace (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
  33. ESC (Cancel the current task)
  34. Shift when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
  35. CTRL+Tab (Move forward through the tabs)
  36. CTRL+Shift+Tab (Move backward through the tabs)
  37. Tab (Move forward through the options)
  38. Shift+Tab (Move backward through the options)
  39. Alt+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
  40. Enter (Perform the command for the active option or button)
  41. Spacebar (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
  42. Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
  43. Win+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
  44. Win+D (Display the desktop)
  45. Win+M (Minimize all of the windows)
  46. Win+Shift+M (Restore the minimized windows)
  47. Win+E (Open My Computer)
  48. Win+F (Search for a file or a folder)
  49. CTRL+Win+F (Search for computers)
  50. Win+F1 (Display Windows Help)
  51. Win+ L (Lock the keyboard)
  52. Win+R (Open the Run dialog box)
  53. Win+U (Open Utility Manager)
  54. Left Alt+left Shift+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)
  55. Left Alt+left Shift+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
  56. Shift five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
  57. NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
  58. Win +U (Open Utility Manager)
  59. END (Display the bottom of the active window)
  60. HOME (Display the top of the active window)
  61. NUM LOCK+* (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)
  62. NUM LOCK++ (Display the contents of the selected folder)
  63. NUM LOCK+ (Collapse the selected folder)
  64. LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
  65. RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder)
  66. CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
  67. CTRL+N (Open a new console)
  68. CTRL+S (Save the open console)
  69. CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
  70. CTRL+W (Close window/tab)
  71. Alt+Spacebar (Display the MMC window menu)
  72. Alt+F4 (Close the console)
  73. Alt+A (Display the Action menu)
  74. Alt+V (Display the View menu)
  75. Alt+F (Display the File menu)
  76. Alt+O (Display the Favorites menu)
  77. CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)
  78. Alt+ (Display the window menu for the active console window)
  79. Shift+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
  80. CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
  81. CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
  82. Alt+Enter (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
  83. CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)
  84. CTRL+Alt+END (Open the m*cro$oft Windows NT Security dialog box)
  85. Alt+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
  86. Alt+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
  87. Alt+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
  88. Alt+HOME (Display the Start menu)
  89. CTRL+Alt+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
  90. Alt+Delete (Display the Windows menu)
  91. CTRL+Alt+ (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer)
  92. CTRL+Alt++ (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressingAlt+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer)
  93. CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
  94. CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
  95. CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
  96. CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
  97. CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
  98. CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
  99. CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
  100. CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box, the same as CTRL+L)
  101. CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
  102. CTRL+R (Update the current Web page)
  103. CTRL+W (Close the current window)
  104. CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
  105. CTRL+END (Move to the last character)

I think you have known some shortcut keys on keyboard now. Need any shortcut keys more beyond this ?
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