We only use computers to the extent to suit our needs alone. Many computer users only know the basic keyboard shortcut keys. But apart from there, some secret keyboard keys that will ease your work. If we look more closely, there are many computer secret keys that can be optimized the use of our computer and help to work fast. The easiest is the use of keyboard and mouse. Actually, there are many tricks in the use of both that can shorten the work. If we know the ins and outs, we will find the secret of several buttons in the keyboard combined with a click on the mouse that is rarely known.
1. Windows + S
The Windows + S key serves to open the search bar on the screen. This shortcut is very important, especially in Windows 8 or 10. With this shortcut, the search bar on the left will appear. After that, you can immediately find the application you want to open.
2. Alt+Tab, Alt+Shift+Tab, Ctrl+Tab, Ctrl+Shift+Tab
The shortcuts above serve to move between applications using the keyboard in sequence to the right. In addition to alt + tabs, there is also a ctrl + tab that lets you move tabs on the browser to the right. With plus shift then you can move tab or application window sequentially to left.
3. Windows +T
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4. Windows +X
Users of Windows 8 and Windows 10 would find it difficult to shut down the computer. With the Windows + X button can facilitate certain operations especially to shut down, restart, sleep, and log out your computer. In addition, there are also other functions with Windows + X buttons such as opening the control panel, command prompt, device manager, and so forth.
5. Windows + D
This button is useful for returning to the desktop quickly. Without you have to minimize all applications. If you want to open the application on the desktop simply press Windows + D. You can be faster than having to one-by-one close the application page and open browser.
6. Alt+D, Alt+Enter
This shortcut is used for browsers. With alt + D, the browser will point directly to the address bar and you can directly enter the website address you want to open. Alt + enter will allow you to open a website. For example, if you want to open google, no need to trouble type “google.com”. You can type “google” then press alt + enter, then the browser will direct to google.com
7. Ctrl+W, Alt+F4
As an option of middle-click, the shortcut ctrl + w can immediately close the browser tab you are currently open. On the other hand, alt + F4, allows you to close the application window without having to search and click the “x” button.
8. Windows+Print Screen
For those of you who use Windows 8 or Windows 10, this shortcut will take a snapshot of the picture or screenshot of your computer activity. All the screenshots will be saved in the Pictures / Screenshots folder
The ctrl+shift+esc key serves to open the Windows Task Manager. Task Manager is a Windows utility showing what programs and services are running on your computer.
11. Win + L
Win + L key changes user or locks the workstation.
12. Win + M
Win+M minimizes all opened windows.