Introduction: Hidden Powers of the "Windows" Key on Your Keyboard. 8 Situations Where It Can Help You (+video Inside)
I found on different websites, various uses of the largely ignored
"Windows" key on our keyboard. Turned out there are quite some
useful shortcuts this key can offer.
I made a list of them and then decided to select the most useful and put them in a video. So, there you have it.
Hope you find it useful.
Spread the word, send this video to other friends and ask them
if they knew these shorcuts. Actually, I had no idea about them until 2 days ago after I discovered a blog post about this key and started to do some research about them.
It's quite a productivity booster, if you ask me.
So, start using them and tell me how you feel about it.
Step 1: The List of the Commands
Here's the list of the commands shown in the video:
(for the users with narrow bandwidth/dialup)
Press "Win key" : Opens Start Menu
Press "Win key+ E": Opens up Windows Explorer
Press "Win key+ R": Opens the Run command.
Press "Win key+ F": Opens up the Search Files window
Press "Win key+ D": Shows the Desktop
Press "Win key+ D" again: Brings up all the windows back
Press "Win key+ M": Minimizes all open windows
Press "Win key+ F1": Brings up the Help Menu
Press "Win key+ Pause/Break": Shows the System Properties box
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