Keyboard shortcuts with the Windows Logo (Win key)
The Windows logo key (Win key,) located at the bottom of modern keyboards, is a powerful tool when it comes to keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Windows.
Open or close the Start menu.
Windows Key + Pause
Displays the System Properties dialog.
Tecla Windows + D
Shows the desktop.
Tecla Windows + M
Minimize all windows.
Windows key + E
Open the Windows Explorer window.
Tecla Windows + F
Search for a file or folder.
Ctrl + Tecla Windows + F
Search for computers, if you are on a network.
Tecla Windows + L
Blocks your users from computers or switching.
Windows key + R
Opens the Run dialog box.
Tecla Windows + T
Cycle through the programs located on the Windows taskbar.
Windows key + number
Start the program located on the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the program is already running, then it switches to that program.
Shift + Number + Windows logo key
Starts a new instance of the program located on the taskbar, where “ Number” corresponds to the position of the program on the toolbar.
Ctrl + Windows logo key + Number
Switches to the last active window of the program located on the taskbar, where “ Number” corresponds to the position of the program on the toolbar.
Alt + Windows logo key + number
Opens the drop-down list of the program located on the taskbar at the position indicated by the number.
Tecla Windows + Tab
Cycles through open programs, displaying a preview of them.
Ctrl + Tecla Windows + Tab
Use the arrow keys to scroll through the programs on the taskbar.
Ctrl + Windows logo key + B
Switch to the program that displays a message in the notification area.
Windows key + Space bar
Windows Key + Up Arrow
Maximize the window.
Windows Key + Left Arrow
Maximizes the window on the left side of the screen.
Windows Key + Right Arrow
Maximizes the window on the right side of the screen.
Windows Key + Down Arrow
Minimize the window.
Windows key + Start
Minimize all windows except the active window.
Windows Key + Shift + Up Arrow
Window stretching to the top and bottom of the screen.
Windows Key + Shift + Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Move a window from one monitor to another. In case you have more than one monitor.
Windows logo key + P
Choose a presentation display mode.
Tecla Windows + T
Cycle through the items located on the system toolbar.
Tecla Windows + U
Open the Ease of Access Center.
Windows key + X
Open the Windows Mobility Center window.