Windows XP Keyboard shortcuts

Shift + F10 : Right-clicks.

Win + L (XP Only): Locks keyboard. Similar to Lock Workstation.

Win + F or F3 : Open Find dialog. (All Files) F3 may not work in some applications which use F3 for their own find dialogs.

Win + Control + F : Open Find dialog. (Computers)

Win + U : Open Utility Manager.

Win + F1 : Open Windows help.

Win + Pause : Open System Properties dialog.

Win + Tab : Cycle through taskbar buttons. Enter clicks, AppsKey or Shift + F10 right-clicks.

Win + Shift + Tab : Cycle through taskbar buttons in reverse.

Alt + Tab : Display Cool Switch. More commonly known as the AltTab dialog.

Alt + Shift + Tab : Display Cool Switch; go in reverse.

Alt + Escape : Send active window to the bottom of the z-order.

Alt + Shift + Escape : Activate the window at the bottom of the z-order.

Alt + F4 : Close active window; or, if all windows are closed, open shutdown dialog.

Shift while a CD is loading: Bypass AutoPlay.

Shift while login: Bypass startup folder. Only those applications will be ignored which are in the startup folder, not those started from the registry (Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\)

Ctrl + Alt + Delete or Ctrl + Alt + NumpadDel (Both NumLock states) : Invoke the Task Manager or NT Security dialog.

Ctrl + Shift + Escape (2000/XP ) or (Ctrl + Alt + NumpadDot) : Invoke the task manager. On earlier OSes, acts like Ctrl + Escape.

Print Screen : Copy screenshot of current screen to clipboard.

Alt + Print Screen : Copy screenshot of current active window to clipboard.

Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow : Invert screen. Untested on OS's other than XP.

Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow : Undo inversion.

Win + B : Move focus to systray icons.

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