From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute most out of our work time, keyboard shortcuts can be a convenient way of streamlining your activity. If you type a lot like I do, your preference is probably to have both hands on the keyboard as often as possible. Windows 7 comes with some great WIN key combinations that can help quicken your pace.
|WIN+L||Locks your screen so that anyone coming to your computer must put in your password to unlock it and continue working|
|WIN + Up or Down Arrow||Toggles between minimizing or maximizing the currently selected window|
|WIN + Left or Right Arrow||Toggles position of the currently selected window to include half-screen snap (also useful for multiple monitors)|
|WIN + Spacebar||Previews the desktop by making all the open windows transparent|
|WIN + 1 through 0||Launches items in the corresponding order that are pinned to your taskbar|
|WIN + Home||Minimizes all windows except for the current one|
|SHIFT + DEL||Permanently deletes the selected file/email bypassing the recycle bin or delete items folder|
Featured Image Credit: Microsoft Windows 7
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