Keyboard Shortcuts In Windows 7

If you prefer the keyboard over the mouse, you’ll be happy to know that Windows 7 introduces a few new, and very useful, keyboard shortcuts for navigating the desktop.

  • Alt + P — Displays or hides the Explorer preview pane
  • Windows + Up — Maximises the current window
  • Windows + Down — Minimises the current window
  • Windows + G — Displays gadgets in front of other windows
  • Windows + + (plus key) — Zooms in
  • Windows Logo + – (minus key) — Zooms out
  • Windows + Right — Snaps to the right hand side of the screen
  • Windows + Left — Snaps to the left hand side of the screen
  • Windows + Home — Minimises or restore everything except the current window
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