Let’s face it. We are all extremely busy all the time; or so it seems.

So we LOVE shortcuts. Anything that can maximize efficiency and multi-tasking gets my vote.

Here’s a review some of the most commonly used Windows keyboard shortcuts. This can increase productivity and offer a smoother workflow in day to day computing.

Note: ‘Win’ refers to the Windows Logo Key pictured below

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  • Ctrl + X
  • Ctrl + C
  • Ctrl + V
  • Ctrl + Z
  • Ctrl + A
  • Win + Arrow
  • Win + D
  • Alt + Tab
  • Win + L
  • Ctrl + R
  • Win + Shift + S
  • Win + I
  • Win + Shift + Arrow
  • Ctrl + N (Within Edge)
  • Ctrl + T (Within Edge)
  • Ctrl + Shift + N (Within Edge)
  • Cut selected item
  • Copy selected item
  • Paste selected item
  • Undo an action
  • Select all text or files
  • Snap windows
  • Show or hide the desktop
  • Switch between open apps
  • Lock your PC
  • Refresh active window
  • Take a screenshot
  • Open settings
  • Move active window
  • New browser window
  • New browser tab
  • New InPrivate Mode browser window

Looking for one you don’t see?

Windows lists many more shortcuts on this page.

Stay tuned for more fun and helpful info from the PremierePC team.