Uncommon Windows Keyboard shortcuts

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.

Remember one thing being a power user ( person who can work on keyboard fast through shortcut ) is a great thing but if you dont 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.

Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts


  • NUM LOCK + Asterick 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.

Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts


  • 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 network.
  • CTRL + SHIFT + TAB : Move backward through the tabs
  • ALT + ESC : Cycle through items in order they had been opened.
  • SHIFT + F10 : Display shortcut menu for the selected item.
  • CTRL + ESC : Display start menu.
  • F10 Key : Activate Menu bar in active program.

About Ashish Mohta

A Professional Tech blogger, Editor and Writer who talks about solving day to day problems of people who use computer. His expertise are in Windows 7, Microsoft Office, Software, Mobile Apps and Video Posts.

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