Secrets and Tricks on Your Keyboard
Have you ever thought how many secrets are hidden inside of your computer? Only 20 years ago, the most advanced computers had a hard drive capacity of 320 megabytes and it was considered as a great breakthrough in personal computers technology. At that time, since then a lot of things have changed, we almost don’t use mice anymore and prefer touch pads and touch screens. But a keyboard is the only thing that seems to be unchanged. Here’s a list of all the hotkey combinations that will certainly come in handy no matter, whether, you’re Windows or OS X user let’s start with the window keyboard and it’s some Secrets and Tricks.Hidden keyboard secrets!!!
First, find the Windows key usually it’s located on the lower row of the keyboard to the left of the spacebar, this button will be involved in all of the following tricks and tips so just keep your finger on it.
If you just press the WIN key, it will open the Start menu in Windows 8.1 it will open the previous window combination,
Press WIN key followed by an A in Windows 10, it will open the Action Center the Action Center gives you quick access to your computer settings easy combination.
The combination of WIN key and B key selects the first icon in the notification area you can then switch between the icons using the arrow keys.
Win key + control key followed by B, this combination switches to a program indicating a new message in the notification area got it all right let’s move forward combination.
Press win key and C keys it will show the charm bar in Windows 8 and 8.1 versions in Windows 10 it opens Corona but only if you’re using a supported language for English it should work just fine combination.
This one is beneficial if you want to minimize all the open windows immediately just press win key followed by D key and you will see your desktop in a split of a second combination.
It provides quick access to Windows Explorer for that it’s WIN KEY and E Keys together easy as that in Windows 10 it also opens the quick launch by default combination.
Press win and F key together opens find files and folders in Windows 10 it opens feedback hub.
Press keys win key + Ctrl + F open find computers deal with me.
Win key + G key, it works differently in different Windows versions in Windows 7 and Vista it brings all the gadgets to the foreground that are in process at the moment. In Windows 10, it opens the game bar you want to play now you know how to do it quickly?
Press win + K keys it will open a new start menu connections in Windows 8 and 8.1 if you want to change the user or lock the workstation quickly then use.
Just press win key followed by L for locking your device, Its a simple and cool combination for all windows versions.
Another hotkey combination that you’re just going to use every day for sure combination number thirteen keys win and M minimizes all windows it’s very handy.
Trick number fourteen will restore the last minimize the window, just press these three keys when Shift + M and here you are.
Trick number 16, do you use an internal monitor or projector then press win key followed by P key and it will switch operating modes it only works for Windows 7 and newer.
What’s next, are you searching for something on your computer? then use trick number 17 of keys win and Q it will open search charm for all installed apps in window eight and newer.
The combination number 18 will open the run dialogue box for you just press win key and R and then choose a program or application you want to run.
Keys win and T will switch focus to the taskbar it only works in Windows 7 and newer U stands for utility.
The keys win and you will open the utility manager for you do you need to work with notes or screenshots press win key and W and it will open windows Inc workspace very handy.
Press win key followed by X will open the Windows Mobile application Center this works only for mobile computers in Windows Vista and 7.
The last trick of Windows win key and Y will start Yahoo Messenger for you if installed of course.