Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7

Posted: August 20, 2009 in Windows 7
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Windows 7 has several useful keyboard shortcuts.

Alt+P ->Display/ hide the Explorer preview pane

Windows Logo+G ->Display gadgets in front of other windows

Windows Logo++ (plus key) ->Zoom in, where appropriate

Windows Logo+- (minus key) ->Zoom out, where appropriate

Windows Logo+Up ->Maximise the current window

Windows Logo+Down ->Minimise the current window

Windows Logo+Left ->Snap to the left hand side of the screen

Windows Logo+Right ->Snap to the right hand side of the screen

Windows Logo+Home ->Minimise/ restore everything except the current window

Shift + Click on icon ->Open a new instance

Middle click on icon ->Open a new instance

Ctrl + Shift + Click on icon ->Open a new instance with Admin privileges

Shift + Right-click on icon ->Show window menu (Restore / Minimize / Move / etc) Note: Normally you can just right-click on the window thumbnail to get this menu

Shift + Right-click on grouped icon ->Menu with Restore All / Minimize All / Close All, etc.

Ctrl + Click on grouped icon ->Cycle between the windows (or tabs) in the group

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