Windows 10 Shortcut Keys And Run Commands

Microsoft Windows 10 Shortcut Keys
Microsoft Windows 10 Shortcut Keys

Here are following Windows 10 shortcut keys and Run Commands.

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

  • Windows + Tab – Launch Windows 10 Task View
  • Windows + Q – Search the web and Windows with Cortana (speech)
  • Windows + S – Search the web and Windows with Cortana (keyboard input)
  • Windows + I Open Windows 10 settings
  • Windows + A Open Windows 10 notifications
  • Windows + L – Lock your Windows 10 device
  • Windows + Ctrl + D – Create new virtual desktop
  • Windows + Ctrl + F4 Close current virtual desktop
  • Windows + Ctrl + [Left][Right] Switch between virtual desktop
  • Windows + H – Share content (if supported by current app)
  • Windows + K Connect to wireless displays and audio devices
  • Windows + X Open Start button context menu
  • Windows key + G Starts App recording
  • Windows + D Show Windows desktop
  • Windows + E Open File Explorer
  • Windows + Space Switch keyboard input language (if you have added at least a second one)
  • Windows + Shift + [Left][Right] Move current Window from one monitor to another (when using a multiple monitor setup)

 

  • Ctrl + X Cut the selected item.
  • Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) Copy the selected item.
  • Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) Paste the selected item.
  • Ctrl + Z Undo an action.
  • Alt + Tab Switch between open apps.
  • Alt + F4 Close the active item, or exit the active app.
  • Windows logo key + L Lock your PC.
  • Windows logo key + D Display and hide the desktop.
  • F2 Rename the selected item.
  • F3 Search for a file or folder in File Explorer.
  • F4 Display the address bar list in File Explorer.
  • F5 Refresh the active window.
  • F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop.
  • F10 Activate the Menu bar in the active app.
  • Alt + F8 Show your password on the sign-in screen.
  • Alt + Esc Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened.
  • Alt + underlined letter Perform the command for that letter.
  • Alt + Enter Display properties for the selected item.
  • Alt + Spacebar Open the shortcut menu for the active window.
  • Alt + Left arrow Go back.
  • Alt + Right arrow Go forward.
  • Alt + Page Up Move up one screen.
  • Alt + Page Down Move down one screen.
  • Ctrl + F4 Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen and let you have multiple documents open at the same time).
  • Ctrl + A Select all items in a document or window.
  • Ctrl + D (or Delete) Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.
  • Ctrl + R (or F5) Refresh the active window.
  • Ctrl + Y Redo an action.
  • Ctrl + Right arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word.
  • Ctrl + Left arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.
  • Ctrl + Down arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Up arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Alt + Tab Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps.
  • Alt + Shift + arrow keys When a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it in the direction specified.
  • Ctrl + Shift + arrow keys When a tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it into another tile to create a folder.
  • Ctrl + arrow keys Resize the Start menu when it’s open.
  • Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop.
  • Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key Select a block of text.
  • Ctrl + Esc Open Start.
  • Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager.
  • Ctrl + Shift Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available.
  • Ctrl + Spacebar Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off.
  • Shift + F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item.
  • Shift with any arrow key Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.
  • Shift + Delete Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first.
  • Right arrow Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu.
  • Left arrow Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu.
  • Esc Stop or leave the current task.
  • PrtScn Take a screenshot of your whole screen and copy it to the clipboard.

Run Commands

Use the following shortcut run commands to access Windows items, File Explorer, folders quickly.

Just Press Windows key + R and type (as in bold):

  • Open Documents Folder – documents
  • Open Videos folder – videos
  • Open Downloads Folder – downloads
  • Open Favorites Folder – favorites
  • Open Recent Folder – recent
  • Open Pictures Folder – pictures
  • Adding a new Device – devicepairingwizard
  • About Windows dialog – winver
  • Add Hardware Wizard – hdwwiz
  • Advanced User Accounts – netplwiz
  • Advanced User Accounts – azman.msc
  • Backup and Restore – sdclt
  • Bluetooth File Transfer – fsquirt
  • Calculator – calc
  • Certificates – certmgr.msc
  • Change Computer Performance Settings – systempropertiesperformance
  • Change Data Execution Prevention Settings – systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
  • Change Data Execution Prevention Settings – printui
  • Character Map – charmap
  • ClearType Tuner – cttune
  • Color Management – colorcpl
  • Command Prompt – cmd
  • Component Services – comexp.msc
  • Component Services – dcomcnfg
  • Computer Management – compmgmt.msc
  • Computer Management – compmgmtlauncher
  • Connect to a Projector – displayswitch
  • Control Panel – control
  • Create A Shared Folder Wizard – shrpubw
  • Create a System Repair Disc – recdisc
  • Data Execution Prevention – systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
  • Date and Time – timedate.cpl
  • Default Location – locationnotifications
  • Device Manager – devmgmt.msc
  • Device Manager – hdwwiz.cpl
  • Device Pairing Wizard – devicepairingwizard
  • Diagnostics Troubleshooting Wizard – msdt
  • Digitizer Calibration Tool – tabcal
  • DirectX Diagnostic Tool – dxdiag
  • Disk Cleanup – cleanmgr
  • Disk Defragmenter – dfrgui
  • Disk Management – diskmgmt.msc
  • Display – dpiscaling
  • Display Color Calibration – dccw
  • Display Switch – displayswitch
  • DPAPI Key Migration Wizard – dpapimig
  • Driver Verifier Manager – verifier
  • Ease of Access Center – utilman
  • EFS Wizard – rekeywiz
  • Event Viewer – eventvwr.msc
  • Fax Cover Page Editor – fxscover
  • File Signature Verification – sigverif
  • Font Viewer – fontview
  • Game Controllers – joy.cpl
  • IExpress Wizard – iexpress
  • Internet Explorer – iexplore
  • Internet Options – inetcpl.cpl
  • iSCSI Initiator Configuration Tool – iscsicpl
  • Language Pack Installer – lpksetup
  • Local Group Policy Editor – gpedit.msc
  • Local Security Policy – secpol.msc
  • Local Users and Groups – lusrmgr.msc
  • Location Activity – locationnotifications
  • Magnifier – magnify
  • Malicious Software Removal Tool – mrt
  • Manage Your File Encryption Certificates – rekeywiz
  • Microsoft Management Console – mmc
  • Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool – msdt
  • Mouse – main.cpl
  • NAP Client Configuration – napclcfg.msc
  • Narrator – narrator
  • Network Connections – ncpa.cpl
  • New Scan Wizard – wiaacmgr
  • Notepad – notepad
  • ODBC Data Source Administrator – odbcad32
  • ODBC Driver Configuration – odbcconf
  • On-Screen Keyboard – osk
  • Paint – mspaint
  • Pen and Touch – tabletpc.cpl
  • People Near Me – collab.cpl
  • Performance Monitor – perfmon.msc
  • Performance Options – systempropertiesperformance
  • Phone and Modem – telephon.cpl
  • Phone Dialer – dialer
  • Power Options – powercfg.cpl
  • Presentation Settings – presentationsettings
  • Print Management – printmanagement.msc
  • Printer Migration – printbrmui
  • Printer User Interface – printui
  • Private Character Editor – eudcedit
  • Problem Steps Recorder – psr
  • Programs and Features  appwiz.cpl
  • Protected Content Migration – dpapimig
  • Region and Language – intl.cpl
  • Registry Editor – regedit
  • Registry Editor 32 – regedt32
  • Remote Access Phonebook – rasphone
  • Remote Desktop Connection – mstsc
  • Resource Monitor – resmon
  • Resultant Set of Policy – rsop.msc
  • SAM Lock Tool – syskey
  • Screen Resolution – desk.cpl
  • Securing the Windows Account Database – syskey
  • Services – services.msc
  • Set Program Access and Computer Defaults – computerdefaults
  • Share Creation Wizard – shrpubw
  • Shared Folders – fsmgmt.msc
  • Signout – logoff
  • Snipping Tool – snippingtool
  • Sound – mmsys.cpl
  • Sound recorder – soundrecorder
  • SQL Server Client Network Utility – cliconfg
  • Sticky Notes – stikynot
  • Stored User Names and Passwords – credwiz
  • Sync Center – mobsync
  • System Configuration – msconfig
  • System Configuration Editor – sysedit
  • System Information – msinfo32
  • System Properties – sysdm.cpl
  • System Properties (Advanced Tab) – systempropertiesadvanced
  • System Properties (Computer Name Tab) – systempropertiescomputername
  • System Properties (Hardware Tab) – systempropertieshardware
  • System Properties (Remote Tab) – systempropertiesremote
  • System Properties (System Protection Tab) – systempropertiesprotection
  • System Restore – rstrui
  • Task Manager – taskmgr
  • Task Scheduler – taskschd.msc
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management – tpm.msc
  • Turn Windows features on or off – optionalfeatures
  • User Account Control Settings – useraccountcontrolsettings
  • Utility Manager – utilman
  • Volume Mixer – sndvol
  • Windows Action Center – wscui.cpl
  • Windows Activation Client – slui
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade Results – windowsanytimeupgraderesults
  • Windows Disc Image Burning Tool – isoburn
  • Windows Explorer – explorer
  • Windows Fax and Scan – wfs
  • Windows Firewall – firewall.cpl
  • Windows Firewall with Advanced Security – wf.msc
  • Windows Journal – journal
  • Windows Media Player – wmplayer
  • Windows Memory Diagnostic Scheduler – mdsched
  • Windows Mobility Center – mblctr
  • Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard – wiaacmgr
  • Windows PowerShell – powershell
  • Windows PowerShell ISE – powershell_ise
  • Windows Remote Assistance – msra
  • Windows Repair Disc – recdisc
  • Windows Script Host wscript
  • Windows Update – wuapp
  • Windows Update Standalone Installer wusa
  • Versione Windows – winver
  • WMI Management wmimgmt.msc
  • WordPad write
  • XPS Viewer – xpsrchvw
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