Using Your Windows Logo Key

If you have a newer computer, you have a Windows Logo Key on your keyboard between the CTRL and ALT on the left of the Space Bar, and also on the right of the Space Bar between the ALT and Pull-down Shortcut Menu key. Ever wonder what that Windows Logo Key does? Well, it’s actually pretty darn useful. Here are some keystroke combinations using the Windows Logo Key. Try them. You’re sure to love a few:
[My favorite is Windows + M.]

Microsoft Windows Key Shortcuts

Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)

Windows Logo + D (Display the desktop, toggle back with same keystroke combination)

Windows Logo + M (Minimize all open windows)

Windows Logo + SHIFT+ M (Restore the minimized windows)

Windows Logo + E (Open My Computer)

Windows Logo + F (Search for a file or a folder)

Windows Logo + F1 (Display Windows Help)

Windows Logo + L (Lock the keyboard)

Windows Logo + R (Open the Run dialog box)


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