Category Archive: Keyboard Shortcuts

Sep 27

How do I restart a workstation via Remote Desktop?

There are several ways to restart a workstation via Remote Desktop: Click on the desktop and type Alt + F4. This will show the shutdown dialog, with the usual options like “Log off”, “Disconnect”, “Restart”, “Sleep”, “Shut down”. Type Ctrl + Alt + End (which is the Remote Desktop version of Ctrl + Alt + …

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Nov 05

Keyboard shortcut of the day #13

Windows Logo Opens Start menu. Applies to: Windows.

Nov 04

Keyboard shortcut of the day #12

ALT + underlined letter in menu Opens the menu. Applies to: Windows, Windows applications with menu.

Nov 03

Keyboard shortcut of the day #11

ALT+SPACE Displays the window’s System menu. From this menu you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window. Applies to: Windows applications.

Oct 22

Keyboard shortcut of the day #10

ALT+ENTER View properties for the selected item. Applies to: Windows Explorer.

Oct 21

Keyboard shortcut of the day #9

CTRL+ESC Opens the Start menu. You can also use the Windows Logo key. Applies to: Windows.

Oct 20

Keyboard shortcut of the day #8

ALT+F4 Quit program. Applies to: All Windows applications.

Oct 16

Keyboard shortcut of the day #7

ALT+TAB Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window). Applies to: Windows.

Oct 14

Keyboard shortcut of the day #6

SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item. This is the same as right-clicking an object. Applies to: Windows Explorer. It should work in most Windows applications also.

Oct 13

Keyboard shortcut of the day #5

F10 Activates menu bar. Applies to: Windows Explorer, all Windows applications.

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