List of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboards are always faster compared to using a mouse. If you know the shortcuts you need to use every day, I am sure you will finish work much faster. In this post, I am sharing a list of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts. Some of them are common, while some are lesser-known.

List of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Less known shortcuts

  1. Hold down Windows logo key + comma to take a quick look at the desktop
  2. Minimize all your open windows at once with Windows logo key + M
  3. Windows logo key + Shift + M to restore all minimized windows
  4. Win + period to open Emoji picker
  5. Win + V opens Clipboard History

Taskbar Shortcut

Shift + click a taskbar buttonOpen an app or quickly open another instance of an app.
Ctrl + Shift + click a taskbar buttonOpen an app as an administrator.
Shift + right-click a taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the app.
Shift + right-click a grouped taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the group.
Ctrl + click a grouped taskbar buttonCycle through the windows of the group.

Virtual Desktop Shortcuts

Windows logo key  + TabOpen Task view.
Windows logo key  + Ctrl + DAdd a virtual desktop.
Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Right arrowSwitch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right.
Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Left arrowSwitch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left.
Windows logo key  + Ctrl + F4Close the virtual desktop you’re using.

File Explorer

Ctrl + Shift + EDisplay all folders above the selected folder.
Ctrl + Shift + NCreate a new folder.
Num Lock + asterisk (*)Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
Num Lock + plus (+)Display the contents of the selected folder.
Num Lock + minus (-)Collapse the selected folder.

You can find more keyboard shortcuts here. Make sure to bookmark the page as it keeps getting updated from time to time. If you are upgrading to Windows 10, you should know them.


About Ashish Mohta

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