Keyboard Shortcuts

MS-Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Action Modifiers Key

Maximize current window

Windows+

Up Arrow

Restores or minimizes current window

Windows+

Down Arrow

Snap current window to screen right

Windows+

Right Arrow

Snap active window to screen left

Windows+

Left Arrow

Move active window to right screen (dual monitors)

Windows+Shift+

Right Arrow

Move active window to left screen (dual monitors)

Windows+Shift+

Left Arrow

Minimize or restore all but active window

Windows+

Home

Cycle through open applications (3D)

Windows+

Tab

Cycle through open applications (2D)

Alt+

Tab

Cycle through taskbar items (clockwise)

Windows+

T

Cycle through taskbar items (counterclockwise)

Windows+Shift+

T

Send the active window to the back

Alt+

Esc

Peek at desktop

Windows+

Spacebar down

Show desktop

Windows+

D

Minimizes active window

Windows+

M

Gadget on top

Windows+

G

Presentation and external display options

Windows+

P

Open Ease of Access Center

Windows+

U

Open Mobility Center (inc. WiFi)

Windows+

X

Switch to application corresponding to number

Windows+

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Zoom In

Windows+

+

Zoom Out

Windows+

-

Take Windows back to logon screen

Windows+

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