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Windows 7: Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

29 Jun 2009   #1

 
Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

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I love keyboard shortcuts. Using a combination of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device saves me time and effort both in Windows and other programs.

Here are some of my favorite Windows 7 shortcuts that you may not be familiar with that are great time savers. For a complete list of all shortcuts, check out this page here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/W...oard-shortcuts

Windows logo key +T

Cycle through programs on the taskbar

Windows logo key +Spacebar

Preview the desktop

Windows logo key +X

Open Windows Mobility Center

Windows logo key +P

Choose a presentation display mode

Shift+Windows logo key +number

Start a new instance of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number

Alt+Windows logo key +number

Open the Jump List for the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number

Shift+Windows logo key +number

Switch to the last active window of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number



Do you have a favorite that you can’t do without? Share it with us in the comments area.


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and our tutorial here:
Shortcut Keys for Windows 7

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01 Jul 2009   #2

w 7
 
 

many thanks mate I love keyboard shortcuts. great
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09 Mar 2010   #3

Win 7 Home Premium-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Quote:
I love keyboard shortcuts. Using a combination of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device saves me time and effort both in Windows and other programs.

Here are some of my favorite Windows 7 shortcuts that you may not be familiar with that are great time savers. For a complete list of all shortcuts, check out this page here: Keyboard shortcuts

Windows logo key +T

Cycle through programs on the taskbar

Windows logo key +Spacebar

Preview the desktop

Windows logo key +X

Open Windows Mobility Center

Windows logo key +P

Choose a presentation display mode

Shift+Windows logo key +number

Start a new instance of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number

Alt+Windows logo key +number

Open the Jump List for the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number

Shift+Windows logo key +number

Switch to the last active window of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number



Do you have a favorite that you canít do without? Share it with us in the comments area.


More...
My windows-x shortcut key isnt working...HELP please.
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09 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Windows x doesnt work for me either, thanks for these though, didnt know about any of them
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09 Mar 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Canspec & SeveredSolo,

Do you have desktops?

These tutorials may help with this:Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Mar 2010   #6

Win 7 Home Premium-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Canspec & SeveredSolo,

Do you have desktops?


These tutorials may help with this:Hope this helps,
Shawn
No..I am on a laptop.

Ps...there is no mobility icon in control panel either???
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09 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

thanks brink, dont actually need it i was just testing out the shortcuts, but thanks for that anyway
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09 Mar 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by canspec View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by canspec View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Canspec & SeveredSolo,

Do you have desktops?



These tutorials may help with this:Hope this helps,
Shawn
No..I am on a laptop.
Ps...there is no mobility icon in control panel either???
Go ahead and enabled it on your laptop to see if that may be the issue.

You should also be able to open the Windows Mobility Center by opening the Start Menu, then type mblctr.exe and press enter.
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09 Mar 2010   #9

Win 7 Home Premium-64bit
 
 
Mobile Center

I think my Mblctr.exe is corrupt on my laptop and I need to download and reinstall it but cant find anywhere to download the file from?
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09 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

get it from your disk heres a link for you: Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
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