That Pesky Windows Key

by | Jun 27, 2011 | Quick Skills

Most people curse the Windows key and its awkward placement on their keyboards, but it can actually be quite useful if you understand how to use it.

Here are a few simple and useful keyboard shortcuts that utilize the Windows key:

  • Windows key + D: Show desktop
  • Windows key + F: Find files or folders
  • Windows key + L: Lock desktop
  • Windows key + M: Minimize all applications
  • Windows key + Shift + M: Unminimize all applications
  • Windows key + R: Run menu

Now stop trying to pry it off of your keyboard – put it to good use instead!