Here are all the new keyboard shortcuts you need to know in Windows 10.

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Here are all the new keyboard shortcuts you need to know in Windows 10.Keyboard shortcut plays most important role in day to day life.

This guide lists shortcut keys that you can use from the desktop in Windows 10.

Shortcut Description
Windows key Open and close the Start menu.
Windows Logo+1, Windows Logo+2, etc. Switch to the desktop and launch the nth application in the taskbar. For example, +1 launches whichever application is first in the list, numbered from left to right.
Windows Logo+A Open the action center.
Windows Logo+B Highlight the notification area.
Windows Logo+C Launch Cortana into listening mode.[1] Users can begin to speak to Cortana immediately
Windows Logo+D Switch betweenShow Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows) and the previous state.
Windows Logo+E Switch to the desktop and launch FileExplorer with the Quick Access tab displayed.
Windows Logo+H Open the Share charm.
Windows Logo+I Open the Settings app.
Windows Logo+K Open the Connect panel to connect to wireless displays and audio devices.
Windows Logo+L Lock the device and go to the Lock screen.
Windows Logo+M Switch to the desktop and minimize all open windows.
Windows Logo+O Lock device orientation.
Windows Logo+P Open the Project pane to search and connect to external displays and projectors.
Windows Logo+R Displaythe Run dialog box.
Windows Logo+S Launch Cortana.[2] Users can begin to type a query immediately.
Windows Logo+T Cycle through the apps on the taskbar.
Windows Logo+U Launch the Ease of Access Center.
Windows Logo+V Cycle through notifications.
Windows Logo+X Open the advanced menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.
Windows Logo+Z Open the app-specific command bar.
Windows Logo+ENTER Launch Narrator.
Windows Logo+SPACEBAR Switch input language and keyboard layout.
Windows Logo+TAB Open Task view.
Windows Logo+, Peek at the desktop.
Windows Logo+Plus Sign Zoom in.
Windows Logo+Minus Sign Zoom out.
Windows Logo+ESCAPE Close Magnifier.
+LEFT ARROW Dock the active window to the left half of the monitor.
Windows Logo+RIGHT ARROW Dock the active window to the right half of the monitor.
Windows Logo+UP ARROW Maximize the active window vertically and horizontally.
Windows Logo+DOWN ARROW Restore or minimize the active window.
Windows Logo+SHIFT+UP ARROW Maximize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Windows Logo+SHIFT+
DOWN ARROW
Restore or minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW With multiple monitors moves the active window to the monitor on the left.
Windows Logo+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW With multiple monitors move the active window to the monitor on the right.
Windows Logo+HOME Minimize all nonactive windows; restore on second keystroke.
Windows Logo+PRNT SCRN Take a picture of the screen and place it in the Computer>Pictures>Screenshots folder.
Windows Logo+CTRL+LEFT/RIGHT arrow Switch to the next or previous virtual desktop.
Windows Logo+CTRL+D Create a new virtual desktop.
Windows Logo+CTRL+F4 Close the current virtual desktop.
Windows Logo+? Launch the Windows Feedback App.

[1] If Cortana is unavailable or disabled, this shortcut has no function.

[2]Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere. If Cortana is unavailable or disabled, this command opens Search.

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