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Simple Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

While most people are comfortable using the mouse on their computer, there are many simple tasks that can be performed more quickly using keyboard shortcuts. Below is a brief list of the most basic (and most used) shortcuts. There are many more shortcuts available if you find these useful.

Ctrl + C
Copy selected item

Ctrl + V
Paste selected item

Ctrl + X
Cut selected item

Ctrl + Z
Undo an action

Ctrl + A
Select all

Ctrl + P
Print

Alt + Tab
Switch between open windows

Windows Key + Tab
3D Switch between open windows

Windows Key + D
Minimize all windows to show the desktop

Windows Key + L
Lock the PC

Windows Key + P
Switch between monitors

Keep in mind this is only a short list of essential shortcuts for Windows. Most applications also have their own set of shortcuts. Let us know if you're looking for a specific shortcut.

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Simple Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

While most people are comfortable using the mouse on their computer, there are many simple tasks that can be performed more quickly using keyboard shortcuts. Below is a brief list of the most basic (and most used) shortcuts. There are many more shortcuts available if you find these useful.

Ctrl + C
Copy selected item

Ctrl + V
Paste selected item

Ctrl + X
Cut selected item

Ctrl + Z
Undo an action

Ctrl + A
Select all

Ctrl + P
Print

Alt + Tab
Switch between open windows

Windows Key + Tab
3D Switch between open windows

Windows Key + D
Minimize all windows to show the desktop

Windows Key + L
Lock the PC

Windows Key + P
Switch between monitors

Keep in mind this is only a short list of essential shortcuts for Windows. Most applications also have their own set of shortcuts. Let us know if you're looking for a specific shortcut.

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