Many of us are already aware of the well known keyboard shortcuts like ALT + F4 and CTRL + C, there are some more uncertain shortcuts which many of us tend to neglect. These keyboard shortcuts are not only helpful for an average user, but also for the advanced users. You can save lot of time and effort if you use these shortcuts properly, so lets get started.
Windows Key + D
This keyboard shortcut instantly shows the desktop and it’s job is equivalent to the “Show the Desktop”. It quickly minimizes every open window and shows the desktop.
Ctrl+ Shift+ Esc
This is the shortcut used to directly open the task manager.
If you want to open a link but don’t want to disturb the current tab, then just hold the control button and click on the link. This helps to open the link in the background.
Alt+ Print Screen
It just does the work of the Print screen button. It is used to take the screen shot of the current active window.
If you have check a lot of dialog boxes with the same Yes or No. then you can just use this shortcut which will save your time a lot. Just hold the shift button and then click on the yes box to make all options Yes or click No to make all options NO
Have you ever got an error message from your computer and don’t know what to do. You can just copy the error message on your computer to share it with your technical guy. This shortcut copies the error message to your clipboard. You can paste it somewhere to share it.
For opening the new tab in the internet browsers, this keyboard is helpful.
Ctrl+ Shift+ T
This is the shortcut key to reopen the recently closed tabs
Ctrl+ Shift+ N
This shortcut opens the Private incognito window in Google Chrome Browser.
Ctrl+ Shift+ P
This is for opening new private window in Mozilla Firefox.
It inserts the .com automatically after entering the domain name in the browser.
This will insert .net to the domain name.
This shortcut is for closing the current window in the browser.
This is used for deleting the wrong word that you have recently typed.
Ctrl+ Left or Right Arrow key
It is used to move the cursor for moving one word at a time rather than the default one character at a time. It is used to navigate quickly.
This is used to zoom in the webpages. You can use this shortcut key when the webpage is not legible.
This shortcut does the reverse of the previous shortcut.
This is used to reset the webpage’s zoom.
Windows key+ M
This shortcut also used to minimize all the open windows.
This keyboard shortcut is used to quickly jump to the address bar of the website.
Windows key+ Pause/Break
This is used to open the System Properties dialogue box.
Ctrl+ Shift+ Delete
This shortcut is used to open the options to delete the browser cookies, search history.
Windows Key+ L
To lock the computer instantly.
It shows the history.
To rename the selected file, this shortcut is useful.
This shortcut opens the find option in any program.
As everyone is familiar, this is used to save the work done on any program instantly.
Ctrl+ Home and Ctrl+ End
This is for instantly going to the starting or ending of the page.
This shortcut prints the current page.
Many don’t actually know this trick that you can move down to the page when you press spacebar.
This is used to navigate between the tabs in your browser.
Alt+ Double click
This is for opening the file’s properties.