Introduction: Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7!!

This Instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for windows 7

Step 1: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1

1. Windows Key

  • Open/Close Start Menu

2. Windows Key + X

  • Open Windows Mobility Center

- Brightness

- Volume

- Battery Status

- Wireless Network

- External Display

- Sync Center

3. Windows Key + L

  • Lock Computer

4. Windows Key + F

  • Open Search

5. Windows Key + P

  • Open Project

- Computer only

- Duplicate

- Extend

- Projector only

6. Windows Key + U

  • Open Ease of Access Center

7. Windows Key + R

  • Open Run

8. Windows Key + E

  • Open Computer

Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 2

9. Windows Key + +

  • Open Magnifer/Zoom In

10. Windows Key + -

  • Zoom Out

11. Windows Key + 1

  • Open/Minimize Libraries (Taskbar)

12. Windows Key + 2

  • Open/Minimize Internet Explorer (Taskbar)

13. Windows Key + 3

  • Open/Minimize Windows Media Player (Taskbar)

14. Windows Key + 4

  • Open/Minimize Chrome (Taskbar)

15. Windows Key + 5

  • Open/Minimize Sticky Notes (Taskbar)

16. Windows Key + 6

  • Open/Minimize the program you are currently using (Taskbar)

17. Windows Key + Down Arrow

  • Minimize the windows/program you are in

18. Windows Key + Up Arrow

  • Return the program/window you are in to normal size

19. Windows Key + Left Arrow

  • Change position of page to Left

- If you press windows key + left arrow again it will change the position of the page to the right

- If you press windows key + left arrow a third time it will go back to normal

20. Windows Key + Right Arrow

  • Change position of page to Right

- If you press windows key = right arrow again it will change the position of the page to the left

- If you press windows key + right arrow a third time it will go back to normal

Step 3: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 3

21. Ctrl + N

  • Open Desktop

22. Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow

  • Flip Screen Upside Down

23. Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow

  • Flip Screen Upright again

24. Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow

  • Flip Screen to the Left

25. Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow

  • Flip Screen to the Right

26. Ctrl + Alt + Del

  • Comes in handy when you computer freezes up

- Lock this computer

- Switch User

- Log Off

- Change a password

- Start Task Manager

- When you computer freezes up, press Ctrl + Alt + Del on you keyboard and select Start Task Manager

- Select the program/application you are having trouble with and select End Task

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