Here is Some Important keyboard shortcuts in windows:-

  1. F1: Help
  2. CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu
  3. ALT+TAB: Switch between open programs
  4. ALT+F4: Quit program
  5. SHIFT+DELETE: Delete item permanently
  6. Windows Logo+L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE)
  7. Windows program key combinations
  8. CTRL+C: Copy
  9. CTRL+X: Cut
  10. CTRL+V: Paste
  11. CTRL+Z: Undo
  12. CTRL+B: Bold
  13. CTRL+U: Underline
  14. CTRL+I: Italic
  15. Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects
  16. SHIFT+right click: Displays a shortcut menu containing alternative commands
  17. SHIFT+double click: Runs the alternate default command (the second item on the menu)
  18. ALT+double click: Displays properties
  19. SHIFT+DELETE: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin
  20. F1: Starts Windows Help
  21. F10: Activates menu bar options
  22. SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object
  23. CTRL+ESC: Opens the Start menu (use the ARROW keys to select an item)
  24. CTRL+ESC or ESC: Selects the Start button (press TAB to select the taskbar, or press SHIFT+F10 for a context menu)
  25. CTRL+SHIFT+ESC: Opens Windows Task Manager
  26. ALT+DOWN ARROW: Opens a drop-down list box
  27. ALT+TAB: Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window)
  28. SHIFT: Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature
  29. ALT+SPACE: Displays the main window's System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)
  30. ALT+- (ALT+hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window's System menu (from the MDI child window's System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the child window)
  31. CTRL+TAB: Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) program
  32. ALT+underlined letter in menu: Opens the menu
  33. ALT+F4: Closes the current window
  34. CTRL+F4: Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) window
  35. ALT+F6: Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)
  36. F2: Rename object
  37. F3: Find all files
  38. CTRL+X: Cut
  39. CTRL+C: Copy
  40. CTRL+V: Paste
  41. SHIFT+DELETE: Delete selection immediately, without moving the item to the Recycle Bin
  42. ALT+ENTER: Open the properties for the selected object
  43. To copy a file Press and hold down the CTRL key while you drag the file to another folder.
  44. To create a shortcut Press and hold down CTRL+SHIFT while you drag a file to the desktop or a folder.
  45. F4: Selects the Go To A Different Folder box and moves down the entries in the box (if the toolbar is active in Windows Explorer)
  46. F5: Refreshes the current window.
  47. F6: Moves among panes in Windows Explorer
  48. CTRL+G: Opens the Go To Folder tool (in Windows 95 Windows Explorer only)
  49. CTRL+Z: Undo the last command
  50. CTRL+A: Select all the items in the current window
  51. BACKSPACE: Switch to the parent folder
  52. SHIFT+click+Close button: For folders, close the current folder plus all parent folders
  53. Numeric Keypad *: Expands everything under the current selection
  54. Numeric Keypad +: Expands the current selection
  55. Numeric Keypad -: Collapses the current selection.
  56. RIGHT ARROW: Expands the current selection if it is not expanded, otherwise goes to the first child
  57. LEFT ARROW: Collapses the current selection if it is expanded, otherwise goes to the parent
  58. CTRL+TAB/CTRL+SHIFT+TAB: Move through the property tabs
  59. Press SHIFT five times: Toggles StickyKeys on and off
  60. Press down and hold the right SHIFT key for eight seconds: Toggles FilterKeys on and off
  61. Press down and hold the NUM LOCK key for five seconds: Toggles ToggleKeys on and off
  62. Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK: Toggles MouseKeys on and off
  63. Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN: Toggles high contrast on and off
  64. Windows Logo: Start menu
  65. Windows Logo+R: Run dialog box
  66. Windows Logo+M: Minimize all
  67. SHIFT+Windows Logo+M: Undo minimize all
  68. Windows Logo+F1: Help
  69. Windows Logo+E: Windows Explorer
  70. Windows Logo+F: Find files or folders
  71. Windows Logo+D: Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop
  72. CTRL+Windows Logo+F: Find computer
  73. CTRL+Windows Logo+TAB: Moves focus from Start, to the Quick Launch toolbar, to the system tray (use RIGHT ARROW or LEFT ARROW to move focus to items on the Quick Launch toolbar and the system tray)
  74. Windows Logo+TAB: Cycle through taskbar buttons
  75. Windows Logo+Break: System Properties dialog box
  76. Application key: Displays a shortcut menu for the selected item
  77. Windows Logo+L: Log off Windows
  78. Windows Logo+P: Starts Print Manager
  79. Windows Logo+C: Opens Control Panel
  80. Windows Logo+V: Starts Clipboard
  81. Windows Logo+K: Opens Keyboard Properties dialog box
  82. Windows Logo+I: Opens Mouse Properties dialog box
  83. Windows Logo+A: Starts Accessibility Options (if installed)
  84. Windows Logo+SPACEBAR: Displays the list of Microsoft IntelliType shortcut keys
  85. Windows Logo+S: Toggles CAPS LOCK on and off
  86. TAB: Move to the next control in the dialog box
  87. SHIFT+TAB: Move to the previous control in the dialog box
  88. SPACEBAR: If the current control is a button, this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box, this toggles the check box. If the current control is an option, this selects the option.
  89. ENTER: Equivalent to clicking the selected button (the button with the outline)
  90. ESC: Equivalent to clicking the Cancel button
  91. ALT+underlined letter in dialog box item: Move to the corresponding item

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