77 Windows 7 Tips


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PowerShell MVP Jeffrey Hicks along with Don Jones, Pav Cherny, J.,Peter Bruzzese, and Microsoft’s Bill Boswell have produced a great list of 77 Windows 7 tips and tricks on TechNet!

Whether you are upgrading from Windows Vista or moving up from Windows XP, Windows 7 offers a great number of enhancements from previous version of Windows. The TechNet article offers a great numbers of productivity tips. Here is a sample of great Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts from Jeffrey’s list.

Windows Key + H – Move current window to full screen

Windows Key + I – Restore current full screen window to normal size or minimize current window if not full screen

Windows Key + Shift + Arrow – Move current window to alternate screen

Windows Key + D – Minimize all windows and show the desktop

Windows Key + E – Launch Explorer with Computer as the focus

Windows Key + F – Launch a search window

Windows Key + G – Cycle through gadgets

Windows Key + L – Lock the desktop

Windows Key + M – Minimize the current window

Windows Key + R – Open the Run window

Windows Key + T – Cycle through task bar opening Aero Peek for each running item

Windows Key + U – Open the Ease of Use center

Windows Key + Space – Aero Peek the desktop

Ctrl + Windows Key + Tab – Open persistent task selection window, roll mouse over each icon to preview item and minimize others

Learn more about Jeffery’s community contributions by visiting his blog.

Comments (2)

  1. Petar Petrov says:

    Hi. There’s no need to hold the Ctrl key for WinKey + Tab. Windows Key + Tab works just fine. 🙂

  2. nintendo r4 says:

    It’s a very wonderful tips. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and valuable tips  with us. I am looking for the same kinda tips. Really appreciable. Thanks……