8 “Quick” Windows Tips
These “quick” tips work with Windows 7, Windows 8x and Windows 10.
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!
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.
Click Control + P to open the Print Dialog.
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + J to view recent downloads.
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + H to view your browser history.
Quick File Explorer (Windows 8x and Windows 10) or Windows Explorer (Windows 7)
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.
Press and hold down the Windows key and tap the R key to open a run box.