18 Great Windows Key shortcuts for Windows 7

By | August 2, 2011
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  1. Windows Key + Tab = Aero [press Tab to cycle between Windows]
  2. Windows Key + E = Windows Explorer is launched (works in earlier versions of Windows too).
  3. Windows Key + R = Run Command is launched.
  4. Windows Key + F = Search (works in previous Windows versions too)
  5. Windows Key + X = Mobility Center
  6. Windows Key + L = Lock Computer (Works in Windows’ earlier versions as well)
  7. Windows Key + U = Ease of Access
  8. Windows Key + P = Projector
  9. Windows Key + T = Cycle Super Taskbar Items
  10. Windows Key + S = OneNote Screen Clipping Tool [requires OneNote]
  11. Windows Key + M = Minimize All Windows (works in earlier Windows versions also).
  12. Windows Key + D = Show/Hide Desktop (works in earlier Windows versions also).
  13. Windows Key + Up = Maximize Current Window
  14. Windows Key + Down = Restore Down / Minimize Current Windows
  15. Windows Key + Left = Tile Current Window to the Left
  16. Windows Key + Right = Tile Current Windows to the Right
    [Continue pressing the Left and Right keys to rotate the window as well]
  17. Windows Key + = Quick launch
  18. Windows Key + =  = Magnifier
All of these shortcuts work in all versions  of Windows 7 Many of them work in XP and Vista too. Give them a try.

2 thoughts on “18 Great Windows Key shortcuts for Windows 7

  1. Bill Brooks

    I don’t see any difference between 17 and 18… both give me magnifier… am I doing something wrong?

    Reply
  2. Donna Coulter

    Great— I just bought a Lap Top (laptop?) and I will be needing things like this.
    Oh how I appreciate your help.!!!

    Reply

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