The Windows icon key located on the bottom of your PCís keyboard is al little-used treasure.† Donít ignore it.† It is the shortcut for the following 10 commands.
∑ Windows: Display start menu
∑ Windows+ D: Minimize or restore all Windows
∑ Windows+ E: Display Windows Explorer
∑ Windows+ Tab: Cycle through buttons on taskbar
∑ Windows+ F: Display find: all files
∑ Windows+ Ctrl+ F: Display find: computer
∑ Windows+ F1: Display help
∑ Windows+ R Display Run command
∑ Windows+ break: Display system properties dialog box
∑ Windows+ shift+ M: Undo minimize all windows
††††††††††† Its easy to navigate Windows with these keyboard shortcuts.
∑ ALT + Tab: This moves to the next open window.
∑ ALT + Spacebar: This opens a dialog box to maximize, move, and resize windows.
∑ Ctrl + Home: This brings you to the top of a page.
∑ Ctrl + End: This brings you to the bottom of a page.
You may use the same program every time you computeósay you use Internet Explorer, for example.† Instead of opening the start menu to get to the program, create a shortcut.
You can create a shortcut by right-clicking the program, selecting Create Shortcut, and following the steps.† Or create a shortcut by using this shortcut.† Itís easy is you follow these four steps:
∑ Open Windows Explorer.
∑ Choose the program you want to reach via shortcut.
∑ Hold Control and click program.
∑ Drag to the desktop.