Keyboard shortcuts can be great time savers regardless of application you are using them in. No matter if it is Ctrl-t in Firefox to open a new tab, Windows-Pause to open the System Control panel applet in Windows 7 or Windows-q to open Windows Search quickly on Windows 10.
Tip: Check out this Windows keyboard shortcut top 10 list.
Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system supports most of the shortcuts of previous versions of Windows.
In addition to that, new shortcuts were added to Windows 10 that power new features such as Cortana or virtual desktops.
The following list displays all new shortcuts that Microsoft added to its Windows 10 operating system as well as a handful of old shortcuts that were already part of previous versions of Windows.
Windows 10 desktop shortcuts
Now You: Are you using those shortcuts? What are your favorite ones?Advertisement
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