Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Try These Top 5 Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 10  Windows 10 has been out officially for over a week.  Have you installed it yet?

Don't worry if you haven't.  Read the Cool Tech Tip on how to reserve your copy.

But if you have installed, do you know about these time-saving keyboard shortcuts?

Top Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

1. Windows Key+X -
 Press these keys to open the extra Start button menu.  This is perhaps the most helpful keyboard shortcut.  It works in Windows 8 as well.  This simple shortcut brings you the ability to access a number of commands that would otherwise require multiple actions to find.
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut Windows + X

2. Windows Key+Q - Press these keys to invoke Cortana for voice input.  Sometimes it just isn't practical to show "Hey Cortana".  This shortcut brings up the Cortana voice input ready for you to say your verbal command.

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut Windows + Q

3. Windows Key+S - Press these keys to invoke Cortana for keyboard input.  When you really don't want to talk to Cortana, use this shortcut to bring up the keyboard input box for your Cortana request.

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut Windows + S

4. Windows Key+I - Press these keys to open the Windows 10 settings pane.  need to make a settings change?  Use this keyboard shortcut to display the Settings window.
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut Windows + I

5. Windows Key+A - Press these keys to open Windows 10 notifications Action Center.  Use this shortcut to display the Action Center in Windows 10.
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut Windows + A

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