Some Really “Quick” Tips for Windows

By | January 11, 2018
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Some Really “Quick” Tips for Windows

All of these work in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (all versions)

Quick Change
Want to change the name of a desktop icon, folder, file etc.? Click whatever you want to rename, then click the F2 key and make your change!

Quick View
To view properties menu of a file, folder, etc., highlight it and click Alt + Enter. Highlight My Computer (This PC) and click Alt + Enter to view System Properties.

Quick Print
Click Control + P to open the Print Dialog.

Quick Downloads
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + J to view recent downloads.

Quick History
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + H to view your browser history.

Quick File Explorer or Windows Explorer
Click the Windows Key + E to open File Explorer or Windows Explorer in a flash!

Quick-Lock Your Computer
(This tip only works if you have more than one user account on your computer and your account uses a password)

Click the Windows Key + L to lock your computer. You’ll need to type your password to log back into your user account.

Quick Run 
Press and hold down the Windows key and tap the R key to open a run box.

 

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