Windows Server 2008 Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows logo key+U Open the Ease of Access Center and choose accessibility features
Windows logo key+F4 Display the Address bar list in Windows Explorer
ESC Cancel the current task
ALT+F4 Close the active item. or exit the active program
Windows logo key+E Open Computer
ALT+ESC Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
Windows logo key+T Cycle through programs on the taskbar
F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
Windows logo key+D Display the desktop
ALT+UP ARROW View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
CTRL+Mouse scroll wheel Change the size of icons on the desktop
Windows logo key+L Lock your computer or switch users
F10 Activate the menu bar in the active program
ALT+underlined letter Display the corresponding menu
LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the left. or close a submenu
RIGHT ARROW Open the next menu to the right. or open a submenu
ALT+underlined letter Perform the menu command (or other underlined command)
Windows logo key+M Minimize all windows
ALT+ENTER Display properties for the selected item
F5 Refresh the active window
Windows logo key+SHIFT+M Restore minimized windows to the desktop
Windows logo key+R Open the Run dialog box
Windows logo key+F Search for a file or folder
CTRL+Windows logo key+F Search for computers (if you are on a network)
SHIFT+F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
ALT+SPACEBAR Open the shortcut menu for the active window
Windows logo key (or CTRL+ESC) Open or close the Start menu
ALT+TAB Switch between open items
Windows logo key+PAUSE Display the System Properties dialog box
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Open Task Manager
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