Date Added: Sep 2005
These 50+ keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate Windows XP faster than ever.
The point and click interface has made computers accessible to the masses, but IT pros know it's much faster to use keyboard shortcuts than to point and click. These 50-plus shortcuts will help you navigate Windows XP faster than ever. Print this list and post it near your keyboard as an at-a-glance cheat sheet.
The following is a small sample of the shorcuts this list contains:
|Alt + Tab||Switch between programs|
|Alt + Enter||Open the Properties page|
|Alt + Delete||Permanently delete an item|
|F1||Open Windows XP Help|
|Shift + F10||Does the same as a right-click with mouse|
|Ctrl + Esc||Open Start menu|
|Alt + Prtscrn||Screen shot of active window|
|Ctrl + Backspace||Delete the word to the left|
Thanks to TechRepublic members for suggesting additional shortcuts to make this a more comprehensive resource! It now features more than twice the number of shortcuts included in the original version.
Join the discussion to add your favorite keystrokes.