Windows Key Displays the Start Menu

Windows Key + D Minimizes all windows and shows the Desktop / (pressing it the second time) Opens all windows and takes you right back to where you were.

Windows Key + F Displays the Find all files dialog box

Windows Key + L Lock your Window computer

Windows Key + M Minimizes all open windows

Windows Key +Shift + M Restores all previously open windows to how they were before you Minimized them

Windows Key + R Displays the Run command

Windows Key + F1 Displays the Windows Help menu

Windows Key + Pause/Break Displays the Systems Properties dialog box.

Windows Key + Tab Cycle through the buttons on the Task Bar.

Windows Key + U Displays the Utility Manager with accessibility options; Magnifier, Narrator and On-Screen Keyboard.
Alt + Tab Displays a list of open application windows.

Ctrl + Tab Switch between open applications

Ctrl + Shift + Tab Switch backwards between open applications

Alt + Print Screen Create screen shot for current program

Ctrl + Alt + Del Reboot/Windows® task manager

Ctrl + Esc Bring up start menu

Alt + Esc Switch between applications on taskbar

F1 open Windows Help

F2 Rename selected icon

F3 Start find from desktop

F4 Open the drive selection when browsing

F5 Refresh contents

Alt + F4 Close current open program

Ctrl + F4 Close window in program

Ctrl + Plus Key Automatically adjust widths of all columns in Windows Explorer

Alt + Enter Open properties window of selected icon or program

Shift + F10 Simulate right-click on selected item

Shift + Del Delete programs/files permanently

Holding Shift During Bootup safe mode or bypass system files

Holding Shift During Bootup When putting in an audio CD, will prevent CD Player from playing