In this guide we’ll learn how to better use the Windows key. This key is very useful and some of these shortcuts will save you a lot of time as you begin to use them.
Want more shortcuts? Check the shortcuts tag.
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Heh – my main use of the windows key has been to restore my hidden toolbar when for whatever reason it won’t pop up for me (happens often with certain pieces of software..)
i disagree – I think being focused on one theme drives more people to the site because they know what to expect – they don’t want random ramblings about things they really aren’t interested in..
I use some other winkey combinations that I thought I would share. I believe these are only available in Windows 7 though.
Winkey+P: (only useful if you use multiple screens) it allows you to cycle through screen setup options (ie. Computer only, Duplicate, Extend, or Project only)
Winkey+Shift+Left or Right arrow: (only useful if you use multiple screens) allows you to move the current window to the other screen.
Winkey+Arrow keys: Left or Right, allows you to snap the window to the left or right side of the screen. Up maximizes and Down minimizes.
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