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Windows Key Shortcuts

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Many newer computer keyboards have a Windows Logo key. This key is usually between the CTRL and ALT keys on your keyboard, and shows an image of the Windows Logo Flag.

This How-To Article shows you some helpful shortcuts you can use with the Windows Logo Key.

Windows Key Shortcuts

Below are some shortcuts which use the Windows Logo Key:

Windows Logo Key - Display or hide the Start menu.

Windows Log Key + Break - Display the System Properties window.

Windows Logo Key + M - Minimize all windows.

Windows Logo Key + E - Open the My Computer window.

Windows Logo Key + F - Open the Find Files or Folders window.

Windows Logo Key + F1 - Open Windows Help.

Windows Logo Key + R - Open the "Run" dialog.

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