Some of the keyboard shortcuts are not mentioned at all the places. We use the same old shortcut keys all the time. This post, I will be listing out some “Uncommon” Keyboard shortcuts. Till now, we talked about Microsoft Management Console Window Keyboard Shortcut and Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Keyboard Shortcut. Let’s take a look at some of the most Uncommon Windows Keyboard shortcuts.
Remember one thing being a power user (person who can work on keyboard fast through a shortcut) is a great thing, but if you don’t practice, well, you might be deleting something accidentally. So take care of these points: Understand, Practice, Try using slowly, and then become a power user.
Uncommon Windows Keyboard shortcuts
- NUM LOCK + Asterisk Sign(*): Display all the subfolders that are under the current folder.
- NUM LOCK + PLUS Sign(+) : Display the content under the selected folder.
- NUM LOCK + Minus Sign(-) : Collapse the current selection.
- Left ALT + left SHIFT + PrintScreen: High Resolution on/off.
- Left ALT + left SHIFT + NUM LOCK: Switch Mouse keys on/off.
- CTRL + Windows Logo + F: Look for computers on the network.
- CTRL + SHIFT + TAB : Move backward through the tabs
- Alt + Print Screen: Take a screenshot of just the active window
- ALT + ESC: Cycle through items in the order they had been opened.
- SHIFT + F10: Display a shortcut menu for the selected item.
- CTRL + ESC : Display start menu.
- Ctrl + Y: Redo what you undo
- F10 Key: Activate the Menu bar in the current program.
- Win + Pause/Break: Open System Details
- Ctrl + Shift +N: Creates new folder
- Win + Arrow Keys: Snap active windows to left or right
- Win Tab: Opens Windows 10 History of all activities
- Win+B: Selects the arrow which can open the system tray icon
- Ctrl+Shift+Esc can open the task manager
Related: Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows is full of surprises when it comes to keyboard shortcuts. I hope you found some of these uncommon Windows Keyboard shortcuts useful in daily computer usage.