Any version of Microsoft Windows
Windows Key + D
Minimizes all windows and shows desktop. Also reopens all windows.
Windows Key + E
Opens a new Windows Explorer window.
Windows Key + F
Opens a new find or search function. Typically done by clicking Start, Find or Start, Search.
Windows Key + L
Locks your workstation so no one can access your desktop without your password.
Windows Key + M
Minimizes all windows.
Windows Key + M + Shift
Reopens all minimized windows.
Shortcut Keys [continued]
Windows Key + R
Opens the run command. Typically done by clicking on Start, Run.
Alt + Tab
Switches between your open windows.
CLI Keys Description
Ctrl + A Beginning Line
Ctrl + B Backward Character
Ctrl + C Clear line
Ctrl + D Delete Character to the Right
Ctrl + E End Line
Ctrl + F Forward Character
Ctrl + H Backspace Character to the Left
Ctrl + I Refresh Line and Goto End
Ctrl + J Return
Ctrl + K Delete everything on the Right of cursor
Ctrl + L Refresh Line
Ctrl + M Return
Ctrl + N Next Command
Ctrl + P Previous Command
Ctrl + R Refresh Line
Ctrl + T Flip Last 2 Characters
Ctrl + U Clear Line and Put in Buffer
Ctrl + V Allows A Control Character To Be Typed
Ctrl + W Delete Word Backwards and Put in Buffer
Ctrl + X Clear Line to the Left and Put in Buffer
Ctrl + Y Paste Buffer Contents