Useful Functions of the Windows Key on the Keyboard
Many of us always thought that the “Windows Key” on the keyboard was just a nuisance. It was just the thing I accidently hit once in a while and the darn start menu would pop-up. But what turns out in reality is that the “Windows Key” has many useful functions.
When used in combination with other keys, here’s what you can do
Windows Key + Tab: Cycles through the buttons in the task bar
Windows Key + D : Minimize or Restore all windows.
Windows Key + E: Launch Windows explorer
Windows key + F: Launch search for files
Windows Key + Ctrl + F : Launch search for computers
Windows Key + F1: Launch the help and support centre
Windows Key + R: Launch the run Dialog box
Windows Key + Pause/Break : Launch system properties Dialog box
Windows Key + M :Minimize all open windows
Windows Key + Shift + M : Undo all minimize windows
Windows key + L : Locks the Work Station
Windows Key + U : Launch the utility manager
Windows Key + Ctrl + Tab: According to Microsoft moves focus from start to the quick launch tool bar on the system tray.