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15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bigdrey(m): 10:26am On Dec 02, 2015
As we know all mouse can be used for clicking, selecting, and performing some operations on the computer, we should also be aware we can still perform all sorts of operations without making use of the mouse.
There can be cases where the mouse could be faulty or unavailable, and we need to still perform some operations in the computer, the good news is that keyboard shortcuts can perform virtually everything you want to do with the mouse.
Another good thing about using keyboard shortcuts is that it is much faster performing operation compared to using the mouse, and using keyboard shortcuts makes you more like a computer geek.

There are several keyboard shortcuts but we are focusing on the 15 most important ones. Find below the keyboard shortcuts and uses (Windows Users Only):

NB: Make sure you try them as you are reading.

[b]Ctrl + F =======> Find (To find a text/file in the computer, browser, e.t.c)
Ctrl + S =======> Save (To save document, web page, e.t.c)
Ctrl + D =======> Delete (To delete any file, document, text e.t.c)
Ctrl + P =======> Print (To print a document or anything on the pc)
Ctrl + A =======> Select All (To highlight all contents, files, text, e.t.c)
Ctrl + N =======> New Window (To open a new window, file, e.t.c)
Alt + F4 (Or Ctrl + W Or Ctrl + Q) =======> Quit (To close a windows program, e.t.c and can also be used in shutting down)
Alt + tab =======> Switch Windows (To switch between windows)
Alt + tab + tab + … + tab =======> Continuous Switching (To continue changing windows)
Windows key + M =======> Minimize (To minimize current windows program)
Shift + Windows key + M =======> Maximize (To maximize the currently minimized windows)
Windows key + E =======> Open Windows explorer (To open My computer windows)
Windows key + R =======> Open Windows program (To open a windows program e.g cmd, notepad, e.t.c)
Windows key + D =======> Display desktop (To open windows desktop)
Windows key + L =======> Lock Windows (To lock windows)[/b]

Note: Ctrl means Control, Alt means Alternate and Windows Key is the button on your keyboard the has the windows logo

Source: http://blog.windrey.com/15-keyboard-shortcuts-every-computer-geek-should-know/

cc skydancer

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by adedayourt(m): 10:28am On Dec 02, 2015
ok
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by JeffreyJamez(m): 10:31am On Dec 02, 2015
Nice one OP

ALT+CTRL+DEL for Task Manager

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Lawconfessor(f): 10:42am On Dec 02, 2015
I know not some of those shortcuts
Thanks for sharing

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by tuwayz(m): 10:56am On Dec 02, 2015
Nice one, not an end time list, kudos

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bigdrey(m): 11:02am On Dec 02, 2015
JeffreyJamez:
Nice one OP

ALT+CTRL+DEL for Task Manager
That's right, thanks for the contribution

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bigdrey(m): 11:04am On Dec 02, 2015
Lawconfessor:
I know not some of those shortcuts
Thanks for sharing
There is love in sharing wink
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bigdrey(m): 11:04am On Dec 02, 2015
tuwayz:
Nice one, not an end time list, kudos
Thanks, there are many more though.
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bigdrey(m): 1:28am On Dec 11, 2015
cc: lalasticlala
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Nobody: 4:32pm On Dec 11, 2015
Nice One Op.

I just copied them for my use grin
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by lasisi69(m): 4:32pm On Dec 11, 2015
End time shortcuts

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by ModiKen(m): 4:33pm On Dec 11, 2015
OP, tanchu!

Nice one.

bettercreature:
Non of the above works on APPLE LAPTOPS

Obviously u are blind!

Didnt u see where d OP said these shortcuts are for windows PCs

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by bettercreature(m): 4:33pm On Dec 11, 2015
JeffreyJamez:
Nice one OP

ALT+CTRL+DEL for Task Manager
Non of the above works on APPLE LAPTOPS

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Adatob(m): 4:34pm On Dec 11, 2015
Tho i know some buh thanks O.P
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by veekid(m): 4:34pm On Dec 11, 2015
Known before
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by ikombe: 4:35pm On Dec 11, 2015
Can it work on my querty Nokia E5 undecided

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by b0y(m): 4:35pm On Dec 11, 2015
veekid:
Known before


Oh Do shut up please, did you bother to share?

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by b0y(m): 4:35pm On Dec 11, 2015
ikombe:
Can it work on my querty E5 undecided

Does that phone still exist? undecided
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by PHATE007(f): 4:35pm On Dec 11, 2015
BOOKMARKED.......



Nice one op!
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by adepeter26(m): 4:35pm On Dec 11, 2015
Thumbs up @op
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by DetectiveDeb: 4:36pm On Dec 11, 2015
shift + del keys to delete a file without going through recycle bin.

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by asdfjklhaha(f): 4:36pm On Dec 11, 2015
Will it work on a phone
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Nobody: 4:37pm On Dec 11, 2015
Someone should try this

ctrl + alt + Down arrow key

grin grin grin grin

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Donpressman(m): 4:37pm On Dec 11, 2015
Buti why
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by zmtoz: 4:37pm On Dec 11, 2015
Good one
Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by richidinho(m): 4:37pm On Dec 11, 2015
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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by ikombe: 4:38pm On Dec 11, 2015
b0y:


Does that phone still exist? undecided
thats what am using cheesy and 2 of it to be precised .

1 for my main line


the other wan for downloading unlimitedly with Mtn music+ tongue

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Lilimax(f): 4:39pm On Dec 11, 2015
You'll learn to appreciate these shortcuts the day your Mouse stops working
suddenly or begins to malfunction-[

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by agabusta: 4:39pm On Dec 11, 2015
shollynoob:
Someone should try this

ctrl + alt + Up arrow key

grin grin grin grin

grin nice one. I first fear, as if the world turned upside down smiley

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Re: 15 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer Geek Should Know by Bigprozzie: 4:40pm On Dec 11, 2015
Nice one

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