Windows 7 (Seven) Shortcuts

Here are few very nice and useful shortcuts available in Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 7 (Seven):

Win + Home Minimize all the windows except the current window.
Win + SpaceBar Key Visible windows becomes transparent so you can see the desktop.
Win + Up Arrow Maximize the current window.
Win + Shift + Up Arrow Vertically Maximize the current window.
Win + Down Arrow Restore / Minimize the current window.
Win + Left Arrow Fit window in the left half of the screen.
Win + Right Arrow Fit window in the right half of the screen.
Win + Number (1-9) Open the in the order arranged in the taskbar.
Win + Ctrl + Number (1-9) Toggle the opened windows in same order as they are on taskbar
Win + Alt + Number (1-9) Open Jump List of the apps in the same order as they are on taskbar.
Win + T Focus the taskbar buttons to navigate in.
Win + B Focus the System Tray butoms to navigate in.
Ctrl + Shift + N Create New Folder in explorer or desktop.
Alt + Up Arrow Move up a directory level.
Alt + P Open/Close preview pan in explorer.
Win + P Select the display mode if multiple displays are attached.
Win + Num Pad (+/-) Magnifier Zoom In/Out.
Win + G Navigate in Desktop Gedgets
Win + L Lock Computer (old shortcut)
Win + Tab Windows 3D.

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Anant Anand Gupta

Microsoft Technology Professional

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