If you’re the type to Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V, then you’re going to love what we have on this list. And in case you don’t know what that does, those are the copy and paste shortcuts respectively and they do speed things up quite a bit.
Windows + D
This shortcut quickly minimizes all tabs and takes you to your desktop. So whenever you quickly need to hide what you’re doing on your PC (wink, wink) you can just hit Windows Key + D. You can also hit the shortcut again after using it once to restore your minimized windows.
Windows + 1/2/3/4 To Launch An App On The Taskbar
If you want to launch any of the apps on your task bar, you can simply press the windows key and then the number that represents the position of the app that you want to open.
Ctrl + F To Find Things
Whenever you’re on a webpage or reading through a document and you want to find something, there’s a simple shortcut for that. Just press Ctrl + F on your keyboard and you can search for any keywords on the page.
Alt + Tab To Switch Between Applications
This is a great shortcut if you’re the type that likes to multitask. You can easily cycle through your currently open windows by holding Alt and then pressing Tab as needed to get to the window that you’re looking for.
Windows + L To Quickly Lock Your Computer
When you’re getting up from your desk trying to keep it secure ends up being a long process and usually not worth the hassle. But simply pressing the Windows Key + L will lock your computer and take you to the lock screen.