shortcuts facilitate the work – they make time-consuming clicks superfluous. What best abbreviations is available in Windows 10 and which have been added, reveals ULTIMATE TECH NEWS.
many users was the Windows 8 experience a horror: Well just have to be friend the tile surface, which replaces the Classic Start menu. Due to the great displeasure the old control element with Windows 10 returns. Along with some fresh convenience functions operation succeeds much better than in the predecessor. But there is more in the new system: Windows 10 also has shortcuts on board, the mouse long way abbreviate. Many – even shortcuts or hotkeys mentioned – Keyboard shortcuts familiar from previous system versions, some are new. Here the most useful!
- 1 The best keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10
- 2 Call Settings app: Windows + I
- 3 Windows + A: open Info Center
- 4 Move window to the left: Windows + Left Arrow
- 5 Install windows to right: Windows + Right Arrow
- 6 Windows + Up arrow: Maximize window
- 7 Install windows on a quarter of its size: Windows + Left + Up
- 8 Install windows on a quarter size: Windows + Right + Up
- 9 Windows + Tab: Virtual Desktops
- 10 Create a virtual desktop: Windows + Ctrl + D
- 11 Windows + Ctrl + F4: Close Virtual Desktops
- 12 Windows + S: Search – everywhere
- 13 Ctrl + C: Copy the command line
- 14 Ctrl + V: Paste the command line
- 15 Highlight text in command line: Ctrl + A
- 16 Mark commandline content partially: Ctrl + Left Arrow
- 17 Mark commandline content partially: Ctrl + Right Arrow
- 18 Ctrl + F: Browse command line
- 19 Alt + F4: End the command line
- 20 Windows + K: List attachments
- 21 ms-settings: Windows Update – Calling Update dialog
- 22 Windows + E: Manage files
- 23 Windows + M: Minimize all windows
- 24 Enlarge window again: Windows + Shift + M
- 25 Windows + D: Really minimize all
- 26 Once impress, save time
- 27 The highlights in the jungle Abbreviations
- 28 Practical and well: function package for new system
The best keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10
Call Settings app: Windows + I
The Control Panel has had its day, when it comes to Microsoft. The tool for customizing Windows comes shaved therefore, the future belongs to the app “Settings”. In a modern look, adjust with how Windows behaves. In addition to creating new user accounts, it is possible to influence the Start menu appearance. And very important: You get used to the system from the secret data transfer to the manufacturer. Comfortable walking but with the exclusive program ULTIMATE TECH NEWS spy stoppers.
Windows + A: open Info Center
The Information Center is quasi the successor to the Charms bar, 8 hardly anyone liked in Windows. It is a transparent bar at the right of the screen. She collects the reports of disappearances task bar balloon notifications of your programs. The control element provides quick access to system functions such as tablet mode, One-note, Settings app, flight mode.
Move window to the left: Windows + Left Arrow
Using Windows key and left arrow change the size of the active window. It takes after pressing the shortcut, a left half of the monitor square. New compared to Windows 7/8: Are other windows open, they will appear after the zoom in / out in the right part of the screen as thumbnails. For example, click on the browser, it collects the remaining 50 percent area. Who does not wish to further scaling, right click on the desktop. Microsoft calls this functional addition Snap Assist.
Install windows to right: Windows + Right Arrow
The Aero Snap functionality that Microsoft introduced as part of the Windows 7 release, has been held in Windows 8 and 10. FIG. To a window rather than to convey to the left to the right edge of the monitor, press the Windows key and the right arrow. The respective window expands so on half the display surface. Analog shows Windows 10 possibly a preview of other open windows. Optionally, click one of them, so that it fills the other 50 percent of the screen. Also this key combination works with apps.
Windows + Up arrow: Maximize window
They want a window provides the maximum overview? Then strain it over the screen. To maximize press the buttons listed above. Also this key combination since Windows 7. New exists in Windows 10: If you have a window using Windows and Left / Right inflated to 50 percent size, a further pressure to provide Windows and top for a 25-percent monitor filling.In all Resize abbreviations applies: They are only compatible with windows, which also allow scaling the mouse.
Install windows on a quarter of its size: Windows + Left + Up
Working with multiple windows is one of the strengths of Windows 10. For example, to provide browser or Contacts app only 25 percent of your pixels, press three keys at once.This can be with Windows and justice combine.
Install windows on a quarter size: Windows + Right + Up
You want a window not left, but rather the right to arrange and to use a quarter of the display area? No problem using the buttons above. This can also be combined with the shortcuts aforementioned apply
Windows + Tab: Virtual Desktops
With what know Linux users long, Microsoft spoiled now demanding users: We are talking about virtual desktops. They make it possible to use multiple work spaces under a single user account. This makes sense if the screen is too small, but you would like to work with many windows – without sacrificing overview. On the administrative side of the virtual desktops you see above the open programs, below the separated work spaces. The button on the bottom right creates new virtual desktops. Dragging a window to a virtual desktop, move it there.Who a window on New Desktop stores, creates a new work surface, including the relevant window.
Create a virtual desktop: Windows + Ctrl + D
In the overview of virtual desktops can create fresh work surfaces. For their call but every time the Windows key and Tab endeavor or alternatively click on task bar icon right of the Cortana search box? Needless! With three keys you generate afloat another desktop. The is still empty. Using the Tast go directly to another work space.
Windows + Ctrl + F4: Close Virtual Desktops
They have decided to give up a virtual desktop? To close it, you could use the Windows keytogether with the tab key and at the particular desktop preview the X button. Flotter you get rid of unwanted desktops using Windows, Ctrl, F4. The shortcut closes the currently active surface. Here programs or text documents are still open? No problem: the not lost, the contents end up in the remaining working area. The closing of the “real” desktop way, is not possible.
Windows + S: Search – everywhere
In Windows 7 and 8, pressing opens Windows and F always the file manager or the Charms bar with search box activated. This key combination will disappear with Windows 10. It departs the counterpart Windows and S: You will enter at any time from the Start menu search box and browse both local disk files and Internet content via web service on Bing.Even if the taskbar search box by right-clicking the task bar and select Search, Hidden have disabled works Windows and south.
Ctrl + C: Copy the command line
The key combination Ctrl and C is known to you? Some of them offer new: The command line of Windows 10 supports this shortcut for the first time. So it works out to copy selected text to the clipboard hereby; before pressing the Enter key was needed – what is not understood.Via command line staffed by experienced users much faster on the computer, because it shortens clicks and calls many functions directly. Some even works exclusively via appropriate keyboard command inputs
Ctrl + V: Paste the command line
Whoever finds an interesting command-line command that resembles the Internet, marked him and presses Ctrl and C. The so transported into the clipboard content you add using Ctr-land V on the command line. In older systems, it is less convenient, here you had to click with the right effort and the context menu. Thanks to the insertion mechanism to convey problems even columns as command fsutil behavior set disable8dot3 1 in the command line.The examples mentioned command requires a command line with administrator privileges and relieves the hard drive. As the start of the tool works, explains the following guide:
Highlight text in command line: Ctrl + A
Annoying: press the right mouse button With Windows 7 and 8 had experts in the command line and highlight choose before they were allowed to select text in the command window.Marking turn is imperative to copy a printed text in the command line to the clipboard. To select all text, enables Microsoft in Windows 10 with Ctrl and A. The key combination is likely to be known by word processing software, but also browser-entry forms. An example for the meaningful application: Specify the command line command driver query one, causes the output of a complete list of drivers. The can select to copy, in a LibreOffice ship window and save. The system is suitable for the analysis of any problems.
Mark commandline content partially: Ctrl + Left Arrow
You want the command line window highlight only a portion of the text? Hold Ctrl key and tap the left button. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS noticed that the combination of Ctrl and Pos1 does not work yet. Microsoft may nachbessert with an update.
Mark commandline content partially: Ctrl + Right Arrow
Conversely, the piece wise Highlight also goes: With Ctrl and right arrow, highlight the desired text to the right of the mouse cursor. The shortcut Ctrl and the end you do not need at the moment to try – it may cause similar, but not suitable for the command line.
Ctrl + F: Browse command line
The simple word processing programs Notepad and Word Pad that belong to the system-supplied also, they have – the command line had been without it: a search function. To display the appropriate window must be to learn a new shortcut, but the possible use of Ctr land F internalize within the command line. Practical Scenario: Tap help a the command window appear possible board means call variants including description. To quickly find out what about fc causes tap the two letters to the Search window a.
Alt + F4: End the command line
Who has enough of the command line, it closes. For the first time succeed with Alt and F4.Inexplicably achieved these buttons in the past has no effect. This meant that users targeted the close tab and clicked. This exit option still works, but is expected to be used increasingly rare. Another note for bred Windows fans: If you start the PC from the Windows installation DVD, open a keystroke on Shift and F10, the command line – ideal for repairs and backups.Also in this special operating mode function all aforementioned abbreviations.
Windows + K: List attachments
Who wears for Bluetooth or WiGig standard (Wireless Gigabit) sparking equipment, they can be displayed in a bar at the right of the screen. Following it is possible to connect the PC with it. Select Search Other types of devices, is the opening Settings app the ability to add device such as a NAS storage integrate the network into the system.
ms-settings: Windows Update – Calling Update dialog
The Start menu or Run dialog Command wrapped works in Windows 10 no longer, therefore, no longer calls the Windows Update feature on. The new keyboard shortcut to the update control forms the keyboard command ms-settings: Windows Update. Him only accepts the Run window, which in turn means the Windows key and R appears. Try the fresh command, if you do not want to drive on the Settings app or start menu search box on the Windows Update window always.
Windows + E: Manage files
View files, delete, rename, move, copy, and hide more: All that allows the Windows Explorer.The procedure for the brisk start has not changed. Well but what appears by default: In Windows 7/8 is the view of the computer, at 8.1 This PC. In Windows 10 exists This PC continues, but by default occurs the Quick Access range in appearance. Access to individual partitions you do not have here.
Windows + M: Minimize all windows
With this key combination falls on: The letter indicates to press grossly information about what the combination of causes. Hold down the Windows key and tap M, all open programs and apps Decrease in the task bar. Here you see a fancy animation. Minimizing only works with windows that have a corresponding button at the top right.
Enlarge window again: Windows + Shift + M
They have means of Windows key and M shrunk your program and / or app-window? Who pushes the button again and additionally Shift pressed, makes the action undone. Also important in this key combination: The M must be pressed last.
Windows + D: Really minimize all
Without an animation when minimizing the combination is Windows and D made, which however practically minimize all windows – even those in which Windows and M failed. To restore the hidden content pressing the same key combination is sufficient. Mixing with the Shift key is unnecessary.
Once impress, save time
Insert the above gallery just below the browser’s bookmarks from. So it is always at a cheat sheet ready – and you have the ability to internalize the many shortcuts. The first cause listed shortcuts for both Windows 7 and -8 (.1) connoisseur something new; said in the back of the gallery combinations are probably already known. In this respect, the learning curve does not fall rarely less than feared. Below shows COMPUTER BILD, which programs itself to ironing out Windows 10 operating weaknesses recommend: With those equip after DVD playback, the missing gadgets – and a Start menu that dispenses entirely with tiles. Also imposed mandatory updates that do not normally have to turn away, hold back permanently. Along with the recommended keyboard tricks it works so much better.
The highlights in the jungle Abbreviations
With Windows 7, the so-called GUI features found their way into the operating system: Aero Peek, Aero Shake, Aero Snap. The functions exist in Windows 10 still, the latter is expanded significantly. This makes it possible to install windows via keyboard quickly to the desired size: In Windows 7/8 the dimensions of 50 or 100 percent could change, the latest system additionally provides 25 percent scaling before. Professionals should feel addressed by keyboard shortcuts that in the command line were overdue: actions like Mark, copy, paste and closing files, windows et cetera happen finally soon. What shortcut keys are each necessary, refer to the Overview.
Practical and well: function package for new system
Keyboard shortcuts are super, but equally important is a solid software base. The new system lacks many requested features: including a powerful word processing, tuning tools, various options for audio and image processing. Luckily, there are freeware programs, retrofit the Missing – for free! In the article “Windows 10: These are the 100 best programs” ULTIMATE TECH NEWS shows a recommended tool collection for all important tasks. Combined with the new shortcuts to fret no longer insufficient or missing system board resources – and ultimately save a lot of time!