Some Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

233Here are some handy keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7 using the Windows key (usually in the bottom left area of your keyboard) in combination with another key.

  • Win + ‘up arrow’ = Move current window to full screen
  • Win + ‘down arrow’ = Restore current full screen window to normal size or minimize (if not full screen)
  • Win + D = Minimize all windows and show the desktop
  • Win + E = Launch Explorer (not Internet Explorer) with Computer as the focus
  • Win + F = Launch a Search window
  • Win + G = Cycle through Gadgets
  • Win + T = Cycle through the Taskbar opening Aero Peek for each running item
  • Win + Space = Aero Peek the desktop