Our Quick Tips for Windows 10

By | June 14, 2021
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Our Quick Tips for Windows 10

Cloudeight Quick Tips for Windows 10

Most of us love quick and easy stuff. But we know some tech gurus revel in the complex and arcane. But if we can, we like to keep things quick and easy. In keeping with our mission to make computers safe, easy, and fun, we present our famous Windows 10 Quick tips. Enjoy!

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 the properties menu of a file, folder, etc., highlight the file or folder and click Alt + Enter. Highlight This PC (Computer) 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
Click the Windows Key + E to open File Explorer in a flash!

Quick Lock
Click the Windows Key + L to lock your computer. You’ll need to type your password to log back into your user account. You can also use this tip to switch User accounts. (Note: This tip only works if you have more than one user account on your computer and your account uses a password.)

Quick Find
When you visit a website and you’re looking for a certain word or phrase, use the Ctrl + F shortcut to bring up a page search box. Search results will appear near the top of Chrome and Microsoft Edge and at the bottom in Firefox. Ctrl + F works on all browsers.

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

Quick Tab
You can quickly open a new tab in any browser by using the Ctrl + t shortcut.

Quick Start Menu 
Did you know that simply pressing the Windows key opens the Windows 10 Start menu?

Quick Settings
Windows key + i   Opens the Settings app on Windows 10

Quick Search
Windows key + S   Opens taskbar search on Windows 10. This is a great shortcut for those who have hidden the taskbar search box or icon.


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