Here we will discuss today Windows 10 Shortcuts Keys that also work with Windows 11 that has been launched for the public recently. Shortcuts like this will save tons of your time. Let’s start with a little history of Windows and then we will jump into the topic.
From 1981 to 2015, Microsoft has had a long journey from MS-DOS to windows10. In 1981, Microsoft launched MS-DOS for the first time for IBM PCs of that era. In 1985 Microsoft launched the first Windows, and the name of that windows was Windows 1.0.
Then Microsoft launched Windows 2.0 in 1987, and between 1990 to 194 launched Windows 3.0 and 3.1. In 1995, Microsoft brought a new version of Windows called Windows95. The same way they came up with Windows 98 in 1998.
Microsoft launched Windows 7 in 2009, which became quite popular. In 2012, Microsoft launched Windows 8 with a new look, and it proved to be a disaster. People did not like this new look of the Windows at all. Microsoft launched Windows 10 in 2015.
Since then, Windows 10 has gained popularity, and Windows 10 was the latest version of Microsoft. However, on October 5th Microsoft has made Windows 11 available for users. There are some shortcut keys that you must know to enhance your productivity and decrease your efforts. Below is the list of shortcuts and their results.
Windows 10 Shortcuts Keyboard, also works in Windows 11
Copy, paste and cut Windows 10 Shortcuts Keys
- Ctrl+A= Copy all
- Ctrl+C= Copy
- Ctrl+V= Paste
- Ctrl+shift+V= Paste without the original format( when copying from web pages and pasting on your word or anywhere Ctrl+V will paste in the format of the source, but with this, you can paste just as plain text)
- Ctrl+Z = Undo the previous action
- Ctrl+Shift+Esc = Opens the task manager
Windows 7 Shortcuts Keyboard for Screenshot
Many users download useless applications to take screenshots on their laptops, but Windows provides this option by default in the OS.
- Windows+Shift+S= Enables you to take screenshots from your PC of different size and shape
Some more use of the windows key
- Windows+Number(1 to 9)= Minimize or Maximize any pinned item on your taskbar as per their respective position
- Windows+A= Opens the Action centre of your PC from where you can control your PC settings
- Windows+Up Down Left Right keys= Change position of an opened window without a mouse
- Windows+D= Minimizes all opened programs, software, or App
- Windows+Ctrl+D= A new cleaner virtual desktop
- Right click+F2= Rename any file or folder
- Windows+L = Lock the computer
- Windows+X= Opens the secondary start menu
- Windows+E = Opens file explorer
- Windows+R = Run
- Windows+F = Opens Microsoft Feedback Hub
- Windows+G = Opens Windows Game Center
- Windows+H = Opens Voice to text option
- Windows+I = Opens Windows Settings
- Windows+K = Opens Connection
- Windows+M= Minimizes active windows
- Windows+P = Opens Screen options
- Windows+S= Opens search
- Windows+U = Opens Access Center
- Windows+ (+)= Opens the magnifier option. In Magnifier you have a reading option where your PC reads a paragraph for you. Is not it call
Some Shortcuts for your Chrome browser in Windows 7 and 10
- F5= Refresh the webpage
Reopen Closed Window in Chrome
- Ctrl+T= Open a new tab in Chrome
- Ctrl+E = Search on local or web
- Ctrl+Shift+T= Reopen closed window that you closed accidentally
- Ctrl+0= Screen comes back to original Zoom from any zoom percentage, and you don’t have to do it manually
Wrapping up Windows 10 Shortcuts Keyboard
Hope these shortcuts will save your time and effort. We will be updating this space-time to time to add more shortcut keys. Comment below if you want to know more technical tricks from our experts.