Windows Quickly–Ten Quick and Easy Tips for Windows 10 & Windows 11
We both use these ten tips all the time and we wanted to share them with you. They will help to do things on your computer more quickly. We hope you find them useful!
Want to change the name of a desktop icon, folder, file, etc.? Click whatever you want to rename, then press the F2 key and make your change!
To view the properties menu of a file, folder, etc., highlight it and press Alt + Enter. Highlight My Computer (This PC) and click Alt + Enter to view System Properties.
Click Control + P to open the Print Dialog in any program.
View Downloads Quickly
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + J to view recent downloads.
View Browser History Quickly
While using your favorite browser, press CTRL + H to view your browser history.
Open File Explorer Quickly
Press the Windows Key + E to open Windows File Explorer.
Lock Your Computer Quickly
Press the Windows Key + L to lock your computer. You’ll need to type your password/PIN to log back into your user account.
Run Commands Quickly
Press and hold down the Windows key and tap the R key to open a run box.
Create Hyperlinks Quickly
Underline the text you want to make into a hyperlink, like this, then press CTRL + K to add a link and turn your text into a link.
Access Windows Accessibility Settings Quickly
Press and hold the Windows key and tap the u key.