Keyboard shortcuts (Key commands)

There are some very handy shortcuts you can take when using the computer that can save you time and trouble.

Windows system key combinations

Windows program key combinations

Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects

General keyboard-only commands

Shell objects and general folder/Windows Explorer shortcuts

For a selected object:

To copy a file

Press and hold down the CTRL key while you drag the file to another folder.

To create a shortcut

Press and hold down CTRL+SHIFT while you drag a file to the desktop or a folder.

General folder/shortcut control

Windows Explorer tree control

Properties control

Accessibility shortcuts

Microsoft Natural Keyboard keys

Microsoft Natural Keyboard with IntelliType software installed

Dialog box keyboard commands