Thursday, May 15, 2008

Not-so-common easy windows xp shortcuts

For those of you not farmilar with Microsoft windows shortcuts, those are a combination of keys pressed together or separately to achieve tasks (usually achievable with few or several mouse clicks also).

Here are a few common and not-so-common but easy to use and useful keyboard windows xp shortcuts:

Close current window (if no window then open shutdown prompt): Alt+F4
Refresh View/Window (or reload web page if on a browser): F5
Open System Properties: WindowsKey+Pause/Break
Open Task Manager: Ctrl+Shift+Esc
Open Task Manager Or if in classic login then open Windows Security Prompt: Ctrl+Alt+Delete
Minimize all open windows or bring them back up: WindowsKey+D

To Pause the BIOS process press: Pause/Break key and press it again to continue.

If you have more then comment or email me and I will be sure to add them in.

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