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Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

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Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 7 Beta has released and already people have installed and started testing the beta version. Similar to previous versions, Windows 7 also has many keyboard shortcuts which helps to improve the speed and productivity. With the addition of new features in Windows 7, there are many new shortcuts as well. So here is the list of Windows 7 Keyboard shortcuts.

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Keyboard ShortcutFunction
Win+UpMaximize Window
Win+DownMinimize Window
Win+LeftSnap Window to left
Win+RightSnap Window to right
Win+Shift+LeftJump to left monitor
Win+Shift+RightJump to right monitor
Win+HomeMinimize / Restore all other windows
Win+TFocus the first taskbar entry, similar to ALT +TAB
Win+Shift+TSame as above in reverse order
Win+SpacePeek at the desktop
Win+GBring Gadgets to the top
Win+ [Num]Launches the numbered app running in the Super bar
Win+PConnecting displays to computers and switching from single monitor to dual-display
Win+XMobility Center
Win + +
Win + –
Zoom in and out of Windows
Alt+PShow/hide Preview Pane in Explorer
Win + TabWindows Aero Task Switcher
Shift + Click on icon (Taskbar)Open a new instance
Middle click on icon(Taskbar)Open a new instance
Ctrl + Shift + Click on icon (Taskbar)Open a new instance with Admin privileges
Shift + Right-click on icon (Taskbar)Show window menu (Restore / Minimize / Move / etc)
Shift + Right-click on grouped icon (Taskbar)Menu with Restore All / Minimize All / Close All, etc.
Ctrl + Click on grouped iconCycle between the windows (or tabs) in the group

Thanks to Brandon for the list.

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