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I'm trying to follow some instructions given me by krishmaqvan; however, even though he told me that the windows key was between the ctrl and alt keys, I don't see one. There are two keys: one says fn (function) and the other is a circle with 4little swirvy squares in it that does not bring up the box he describes. My problem is: what is the windows key that I press along with a capital R?

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The key that yo see that has a circle with 4 little swirvy squares in it is the Windows key. The 4 little swirvy circles is the trademark for windows. If you have a box that Windows came in or if you take a look at the Microsoft Windows site you will see that the design is the same. This is the key that you will press along with the Capital R.

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Windows XP HELP Windows key + R = Run menu cmd = Command Prompt iexplore...


Windows XP HELP
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  • Windows key + E = Explorer


  • ALT + Tab = Switch between windows
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    Windows key + Break = System properties
    Windows key + F = Search
    Windows key + D = Hide/Display all windows
    CTRL + C = copy
    CTRL + X = cut
    CTRL + V = paste

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    Ctrl] Up, Down arrow Move cursor forward or back one paragraph
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    Windows+Tab Cycle through the Taskbar buttons
    Windows+Break Open the System Properties dialog box
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    END....... Display the bottom of the active window.
    HOME....... Display the top of the active window.

  • Type the following commands in your Run Box (Windows Key + R) or Start Run


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    msinfo32 = System Information
    cleanmgr = Disk Cleanup
    ntbackup = Backup or Restore Wizard (Windows Backup Utility)
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    msaccess = Microsoft Access (If Installed)
    powerpnt = Microsoft PowerPoint (If Installed)
    winword = Microsoft Word (If Installed)
    frontpg = Microsoft FrontPage (If Installed)
    notepad = Notepad
    wordpad = WordPad
    calc = Calculator
    mspaint = Microsoft Paint
    wmplayer = Windows Media Player
    control = Opens the Control Panel


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    Paste. CTRL+V
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    View properties for the selected item. ALT+ENTER
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    CTRL+V (Paste)
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    CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
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    CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
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    CTRL+A (Select all)
    F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
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    ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
    ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
    CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
    ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
    ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
    F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
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    ESC (Cancel the current task)
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    CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
    CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
    SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
    ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
    CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
    ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)
    Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)
    F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
    RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
    LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
    F5 key (Update the active window)
    BACKSPACE (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    TAB (Move forward through the options)
    SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
    ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
    ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
    SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
    Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
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    F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
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    Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
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    Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
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    Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
    SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
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    Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
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    ALT+F4 (Close the console)
    ALT+V (Display the View menu)
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    CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
    CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
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    Windows keyboard shortcuts


    Getting used to using your keyboard exclusively and leaving your mouse behind will make you much more efficient at performing any task on any Windows system. I use the following keyboard shortcuts every day:
    Windows key + R = Run menu

    This is usually followed by:
    cmd = Command Prompt
    iexplore + "web address" = Internet Explorer
    compmgmt.msc = Computer Management
    dhcpmgmt.msc = DHCP Management
    dnsmgmt.msc = DNS Management
    services.msc = Services
    eventvwr = Event Viewer
    dsa.msc = Active Directory Users and Computers
    dssite.msc = Active Directory Sites and Services
    Windows key + E = Explorer

    ALT + Tab = Switch between windows

    ALT, Space, X = Maximize window

    CTRL + Shift + Esc = Task Manager

    Windows key + Break = System properties

    Windows key + F = Search

    Windows key + D = Hide/Display all windows

    CTRL + C = copy

    CTRL + X = cut

    CTRL + V = paste

    Also don't forget about the "Right-click" key next to the right Windows key on your keyboard. Using the arrows and that key can get just about anything done once you've opened up any program.


    Keyboard Shortcuts

    [Alt] and [Esc] Switch between running applications

    [Alt] and letter Select menu item by underlined letter

    [Ctrl] and [Esc] Open Program Menu

    [Ctrl] and [F4] Close active document or group windows (does not work with some applications)

    [Alt] and [F4] Quit active application or close current window

    [Alt] and [-] Open Control menu for active document

    Ctrl] Lft., Rt. arrow Move cursor forward or back one word

    Ctrl] Up, Down arrow Move cursor forward or back one paragraph

    [F1] Open Help for active application

    Windows+M Minimize all open windows

    Shift+Windows+M Undo minimize all open windows

    Windows+F1 Open Windows Help

    Windows+Tab Cycle through the Taskbar buttons

    Windows+Break Open the System Properties dialog box



    acessability shortcuts

    Right SHIFT for eight seconds........ Switch FilterKeys on and off.

    Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN....... Switch High Contrast on and off.

    Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK....... Switch MouseKeys on and off.

    SHIFT....... five times Switch StickyKeys on and off.

    NUM LOCK...... for five seconds Switch ToggleKeys on and off.

    explorer shortcuts

    END....... Display the bottom of the active window.

    HOME....... Display the top of the active window.

    NUM LOCK+ASTERISK....... on numeric keypad (*) Display all subfolders under the selected folder.

    NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (+) Display the contents of the selected folder.

    NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (-) Collapse the selected folder.

    LEFT ARROW...... Collapse current selection if it's expanded, or select parent folder.

    RIGHT ARROW....... Display current selection if it's collapsed, or select first subfolder.




    Type the following commands in your Run Box (Windows Key + R) or Start Run

    devmgmt.msc = Device Manager
    msinfo32 = System Information
    cleanmgr = Disk Cleanup
    ntbackup = Backup or Restore Wizard (Windows Backup Utility)
    mmc = Microsoft Management Console
    excel = Microsoft Excel (If Installed)
    msaccess = Microsoft Access (If Installed)
    powerpnt = Microsoft PowerPoint (If Installed)
    winword = Microsoft Word (If Installed)
    frontpg = Microsoft FrontPage (If Installed)
    notepad = Notepad
    wordpad = WordPad
    calc = Calculator
    msmsgs = Windows Messenger
    mspaint = Microsoft Paint
    wmplayer = Windows Media Player
    rstrui = System Restore
    netscp6 = Netscape 6.x
    netscp = Netscape 7.x
    netscape = Netscape 4.x
    waol = America Online
    control = Opens the Control Panel
    control printers = Opens the Printers Dialog


    internetbrowser

    type in u're adress "google", then press [Right CTRL] and [Enter]
    add www. and .com to word and go to it


    For Windows XP:

    Copy. CTRL+C
    Cut. CTRL+X
    Paste. CTRL+V
    Undo. CTRL+Z
    Delete. DELETE
    Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin. SHIFT+DELETE
    Copy selected item. CTRL while dragging an item
    Create shortcut to selected item. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item
    Rename selected item. F2
    Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
    Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word. CTRL+LEFT ARROW
    Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. CTRL+DOWN ARROW
    Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph. CTRL+UP ARROW
    Highlight a block of text. CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys
    Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document. SHIFT with any of the arrow keys
    Select all. CTRL+A
    Search for a file or folder. F3
    View properties for the selected item. ALT+ENTER
    Close the active item, or quit the active program. ALT+F4
    Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBAR
    Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously. CTRL+F4
    Switch between open items. ALT+TAB
    Cycle through items in the order they were opened. ALT+ESC
    Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. F6
    Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. F4
    Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. SHIFT+F10
    Display the System menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBAR
    Display the Start menu. CTRL+ESC
    Display the corresponding menu. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name
    Carry out the corresponding command. Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu
    Activate the menu bar in the active program. F10
    Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu. RIGHT ARROW
    Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu. LEFT ARROW
    Refresh the active window. F5
    View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. BACKSPACE
    Cancel the current task. ESC
    SHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive Prevent the CD from automatically playing.

    Use these keyboard shortcuts for dialog boxes:

    To Press
    Move forward through tabs. CTRL+TAB
    Move backward through tabs. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB
    Move forward through options. TAB
    Move backward through options. SHIFT+TAB
    Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option. ALT+Underlined letter
    Carry out the command for the active option or button. ENTER
    Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box. SPACEBAR
    Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons. Arrow keys
    Display Help. F1
    Display the items in the active list. F4
    Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box. BACKSPACE

    If you have a Microsoft Natural Keyboard, or any other compatible keyboard that includes the Windows logo key and the Application key , you can use these keyboard shortcuts:


    Display or hide the Start menu. WIN Key
    Display the System Properties dialog box. WIN Key+BREAK
    Show the desktop. WIN Key+D
    Minimize all windows. WIN Key+M
    Restores minimized windows. WIN Key+Shift+M
    Open My Computer. WIN Key+E
    Search for a file or folder. WIN Key+F
    Search for computers. CTRL+WIN Key+F
    Display Windows Help. WIN Key+F1
    Lock your computer if you are connected to a network domain, or switch users if you are not connected to a network domain. WIN Key+ L
    Open the Run dialog box. WIN Key+R
    Open Utility Manager. WIN Key+U

    accessibility keyboard shortcuts:

    Switch FilterKeys on and off. Right SHIFT for eight seconds
    Switch High Contrast on and off. Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN
    Switch MouseKeys on and off. Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK
    Switch StickyKeys on and off. SHIFT five times
    Switch ToggleKeys on and off. NUM LOCK for five seconds
    Open Utility Manager. WIN Key+U

    shortcuts you can use with Windows Explorer:


    Display the bottom of the active window. END
    Display the top of the active window. HOME
    Display all subfolders under the selected folder. NUM LOCK+ASTERISK on numeric keypad (*)
    Display the contents of the selected folder. NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN on numeric keypad (+)
    Collapse the selected folder. NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN on numeric keypad (-)
    Collapse current selection if it's expanded, or select parent folder. LEFT ARROW
    Display current selection if it's collapsed, or select first subfolder. RIGHT ARROW

    on Dec 24, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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    Can not get laptop to enter bios


    On many of the MPC laptops, the bios can be brought up at boot by pressing the F2 key. Generally, while booting, the screen will show you the button to push. Here are some more of the most used key combinations you can also try. On our mpc support site, there is no manual available yet for this model. Also, mpc laptops have the capability to lock out the bios at users request so many used models obtained cannot be changed. We'll have a new support site for mpc up this summer. Details at mpcsupport@cox.net
    Most of the time during boot-up the key (combination) will be shown. If it is not, then you could try the following key combinations:
    • Del
    • F1
    • F2
    • F10
    • Ins
    • Esc
    • Ctrl+Alt+Esc
    • Ctrl+Alt+Enter
    • Ctrl+Alt+Ins after Ctrl+Alt+Del
    • Ctrl+Ins
    • Ctrl+Alt+S
    • Ctrl+S
    • Ctrl+Shift+Esc
    • Shift+Ctrl+Alt + Num Pad Del
    • Ctrl+Esc
    • Ctrl+Alt and +

    Dec 25, 2008 | MPC Computers TransPort T3000 Notebook

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    Keyboard Shortcut for Windows


    Getting used to using your keyboard exclusively and leaving your mouse behind will make you much more efficient at performing any task on any Windows system. I use the following keyboard shortcuts every day:
    Windows key + R = Run menu
    This is usually followed by: cmd = Command Prompt iexplore + "web address" = Internet Explorer compmgmt.msc = Computer Management dhcpmgmt.msc = DHCP Management dnsmgmt.msc = DNS Management services.msc = Services eventvwr = Event Viewer dsa.msc = Active Directory Users and Computers dssite.msc = Active Directory Sites and Services Windows key + E = Explorer
    ALT + Tab = Switch between windows
    ALT, Space, X = Maximize window
    CTRL + Shift + Esc = Task Manager
    Windows key + Break = System properties
    Windows key + F = Search
    Windows key + D = Hide/Display all windows
    CTRL + C = copy
    CTRL + X = cut
    CTRL + V = paste
    Also don't forget about the "Right-click" key next to the right Windows key on your keyboard. Using the arrows and that key can get just about anything done once you've opened up any program.

    Keyboard Shortcuts
    [Alt] and [Esc] Switch between running applications
    [Alt] and letter Select menu item by underlined letter
    [Ctrl] and [Esc] Open Program Menu
    [Ctrl] and [F4] Close active document or group windows (does not work with some applications)
    [Alt] and [F4] Quit active application or close current window
    [Alt] and [-] Open Control menu for active document
    Ctrl] Lft., Rt. arrow Move cursor forward or back one word
    Ctrl] Up, Down arrow Move cursor forward or back one paragraph
    [F1] Open Help for active application
    Windows+M Minimize all open windows
    Shift+Windows+M Undo minimize all open windows
    Windows+F1 Open Windows Help
    Windows+Tab Cycle through the Taskbar buttons
    Windows+Break Open the System Properties dialog box


    acessability shortcuts
    Right SHIFT for eight seconds........ Switch FilterKeys on and off.
    Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN....... Switch High Contrast on and off.
    Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK....... Switch MouseKeys on and off.
    SHIFT....... five times Switch StickyKeys on and off.
    NUM LOCK...... for five seconds Switch ToggleKeys on and off.
    explorer shortcuts
    END....... Display the bottom of the active window.
    HOME....... Display the top of the active window.
    NUM LOCK+ASTERISK....... on numeric keypad (*) Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
    NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (+) Display the contents of the selected folder.
    NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (-) Collapse the selected folder.
    LEFT ARROW...... Collapse current selection if it's expanded, or select parent folder.
    RIGHT ARROW....... Display current selection if it's collapsed, or select first subfolder.



    Type the following commands in your Run Box (Windows Key + R) or Start Run
    devmgmt.msc = Device Manager msinfo32 = System Information cleanmgr = Disk Cleanup ntbackup = Backup or Restore Wizard (Windows Backup Utility) mmc = Microsoft Management Console excel = Microsoft Excel (If Installed) msaccess = Microsoft Access (If Installed) powerpnt = Microsoft PowerPoint (If Installed) winword = Microsoft Word (If Installed) frontpg = Microsoft FrontPage (If Installed) notepad = Notepad wordpad = WordPad calc = Calculator msmsgs = Windows Messenger mspaint = Microsoft Paint wmplayer = Windows Media Player rstrui = System Restore netscp6 = Netscape 6.x netscp = Netscape 7.x netscape = Netscape 4.x waol = America Online control = Opens the Control Panel control printers = Opens the Printers Dialog

    internetbrowser
    type in u're adress "google", then press [Right CTRL] and [Enter] add www. and .com to word and go to it

    For Windows XP:
    Copy. CTRL+C Cut. CTRL+X Paste. CTRL+V Undo. CTRL+Z Delete. DELETE Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin. SHIFT+DELETE Copy selected item. CTRL while dragging an item Create shortcut to selected item. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item Rename selected item. F2 Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word. CTRL+LEFT ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. CTRL+DOWN ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph. CTRL+UP ARROW Highlight a block of text. CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document. SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Select all. CTRL+A Search for a file or folder. F3 View properties for the selected item. ALT+ENTER Close the active item, or quit the active program. ALT+F4 Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBAR Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously. CTRL+F4 Switch between open items. ALT+TAB Cycle through items in the order they were opened. ALT+ESC Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. F6 Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. F4 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. SHIFT+F10 Display the System menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBAR Display the Start menu. CTRL+ESC Display the corresponding menu. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name Carry out the corresponding command. Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu Activate the menu bar in the active program. F10 Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu. RIGHT ARROW Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu. LEFT ARROW Refresh the active window. F5 View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. BACKSPACE Cancel the current task. ESC SHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive Prevent the CD from automatically playing.
    Use these keyboard shortcuts for dialog boxes:
    To Press Move forward through tabs. CTRL+TAB Move backward through tabs. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB Move forward through options. TAB Move backward through options. SHIFT+TAB Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option. ALT+Underlined letter Carry out the command for the active option or button. ENTER Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box. SPACEBAR Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons. Arrow keys Display Help. F1 Display the items in the active list. F4 Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box. BACKSPACE
    If you have a Microsoft Natural Keyboard, or any other compatible keyboard that includes the Windows logo key and the Application key , you can use these keyboard shortcuts:

    Display or hide the Start menu. WIN Key Display the System Properties dialog box. WIN Key+BREAK Show the desktop. WIN Key+D Minimize all windows. WIN Key+M Restores minimized windows. WIN Key+Shift+M Open My Computer. WIN Key+E Search for a file or folder. WIN Key+F Search for computers. CTRL+WIN Key+F Display Windows Help. WIN Key+F1 Lock your computer if you are connected to a network domain, or switch users if you are not connected to a network domain. WIN Key+ L Open the Run dialog box. WIN Key+R Open Utility Manager. WIN Key+U
    accessibility keyboard shortcuts:

    Oct 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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    Speedup your work using shortcut in windows


    You can use these shortcuts when using windows.It will speedup your work. Please try them.


    • CTRL+C (Copy)
    • CTRL+X (Cut)
    • CTRL+V (Paste)
    • CTRL+Z (Undo)
    • DELETE (Delete)
    • SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
    I know they all above are general, but you can enjoy the followings:


    • CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
    • CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
    • F2 key (Rename the selected item)
    • CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
    • CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
    • CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
    • CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
    • CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
    • SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document)
    • CTRL+A (Select all)
    • F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
    • ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
    • ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
    • ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
    • ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
    • CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
    • ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
    • ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
    • F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
    • F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    • SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
    • ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
    • CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
    • ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)
    • Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)
    • F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
    • RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
    • LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
    • F5 key (Update the active window)
    • BACKSPACE (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    • ESC (Cancel the current task)
    • SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
    • CTRL+SHIFT+ESC (Open Task Manager)

    on Mar 15, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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