Hot Take Neowin: Top 11 Windows shortcuts I cannot live without

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1. Win + Shift + Left/Right

Move an app across displays.

2. Win + Ctrl + Left/Right

Switch between virtual desktops.

3. Ctrl + W, Ctrl + T, and Ctrl + Shift + T

Close a tab, open a tab, and re-open a tab.

4. Alt + D

Set focus at the address bar.

5. Win + I

Open the Settings app.

6. Ctrl + Shift + Esc

Open Task Manager.

7. Middle Click

Many actions.

8. Win + 1-0 (number row keys)

Quickly open apps pinned to the taskbar.

9. Win + Z

Snap Layouts.

10. Win + D

Minimize all apps.

11. Win + Ctrl + Shift + B

Graphics driver reset.

PowerToys Shortcut Guide

As I said at the beginning of this article, Windows has no built-in shortcut guide, and I can only list so much in one article. Therefore, PowerToys' Shortcut Guide utility is a must-have for every Windows user. Install PowerToys and press Win + Shift + / (slash) to display a list of available shortcuts on the current screen/app.
 

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So what you are saying as stated by the author of the article: if Microsoft were to remove one of those shortcuts from windows then the life functions of the author will cease?

God I love sensational headlines. Anything for clicks. Even if the data provided is beneficial the headline just lowers my respect for the writer. What I really hate is the overuse of the word "slammed" in majority of headlines. Like what the hell! Media your job is to educate the masses and not cater to the bottom 25%!
 

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