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With the introduction of computers, human life has been revolutionized.

Computers are now an indispensable part of our lives and working on them will become easier if we use some keyboard shortcuts.

Here is the regularly updated list of some useful keyboard shortcuts that are handpicked to ease your work for sure.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

1. Windows + M or Windows + D

Maximizes and Minimises all active windows.

2. Shift + Delete Key

Deletes any file permanently.

3. Ctrl + Scroll Mouse Wheel

Zooms In or Zooms Out the current page.

4. Ctrl + Shift + T

Reopens the Closed Tab inside web browsers.

5. Alt + Tab

Switches between different applications running in the background.

6. Ctrl + Print

Captures Screenshot.

In the newer version of Windows, there is a separate button PrtSc to capture screenshots.

7. Alt + Left Arrow key (←)

Takes you to the previous page or window.

8. F2 Key

Allows you to rename any file.

9. Windows + L

Locks your PC.

10. Ctrl + D

Bookmarks any webpage.

11. Ctrl + Shift + B

Hides or Unhides the Bookmark Bar inside web browsers.

12. Ctrl + Shift + O

Opens the Bookmark list.

13. Windows + Left(←) or Right(→) arrow key

Simultaneously opens two windows – (A multi-window feature).

14. Windows + Up(↑) or Down(↓) arrow key

Minimizes and Maximises multi-windows separately.

15. Ctrl + Mouse Drag

Copies any file to your favorite location.

16. Ctrl + Shift while dragging a file

Copies any file’s shortcut to your favorite location.

17. Ctrl + Right Arrow Key

Takes the Insertion Point or Cursor to the first letter of the next word.

18. Ctrl + Left Arrow Key

Takes the Insertion Point or Cursor back to the first letter of the previous word.

19. Ctrl + Shift + Any Arrow Key

Highlights any text in the direction according to the Arrow Keys.

20. Ctrl + A

Selects the Entire Text in a document.

21. Alt + Enter

Shows the property of any file or folder.

22. Alt + F4

Closes the current window.

23.  Shift + F10

Shows the shortcut menu of the selected file.

24. F5 Key

Refreshes the active window.

25. F1 key

Opens the Help Window.

26. Windows + E

Opens the File Explorer.

27. Windows + R

Opens the Run Dialog Box.

28. Windows + U

Opens Windows Settings.

29. Shift Key for 8 Seconds or Press Shift Key 5 Times

Opens the Filter Keys dialog box to let you turn it ON or OFF.

30. Windows + Tab

Switches to Virtual Desktop.

31. Windows + 1……..10

Launches Applications pinned to the Taskbar accordingly.

32. Windows + P

Projects to the external Screen.

33. Shift + F3

Changes any word from caps to no caps and vice-versa inside Microsoft Word.

34. Ctrl + Backspace

Deletes the entire word at once.

35. Ctrl + L

Highlights the URL bar of Internet Browsers.

36. Ctrl + T

Opens a new tab inside Internet Browsers.

37. Ctrl + F

Opens Find Box.

38. Ctrl + K

Inserts link to a text.

39. Ctrl + Esc

Brings up the Start Menu.

40. Alt + Enter

Opens file properties.

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