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Useful Windows shortcuts

Here is a list of useful windows shortcuts:

Win key + E    -> Open the explorer window
Win key + R    -> Open the run command
Win key+ M    -> Minimise all windows use Shift Win key + M to undo minimise
Win key + L    ->  Lock computer
Win key + D    -> Show desktop
Win key + F    -> Open the find Dialouge
Win key +  U   -> Open the windows utility manager – you can use this to enable / disable on screen keyboard or narrator
F2    ->  Shortcut to rename
Cntrl + Esc -> same as using the win key, opens the start menu
Cntrl + shift + Esc -> opens the task manager
Cntrl + F4 -> This is used to close tabs in the main application where as alt + f4 closes the whole application
keep SHIFT pressed while inserting a USB or CD with auto boot to skip the auto boot functionality.

Hopefully this will speed up your work a bit or at least enable you to procrastinate a bit more xD

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