These first thirteen (13) shortcuts utilize the Windows Key which is located at the lower left hand corner and, the lower right hand corner of your keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys. If it is not there, then you do not have a Windows keyboard.
Ctrl Windows Key Alt
The keyboard image effects that you see above and below are being controlled through an external .css (Cascading Style Sheet) file. These are not actual images, but a carefully thought out list of CSS attributes that gives the appearance of a key on a Windows keyboard.
Opens a new Explorer Window. Probably one of the hottest Windows keyboard shortcuts. This one gets a lot of hoorahs!
Displays the Start Menu.
Minimizes all windows and shows the Desktop.
Opens all windows and takes you right back to where you were.
Displays the Find all files dialog box.
Lock your Windows XP computer.
Minimizes all open windows.
Restores all previously open windows to how they were before you Minimized them.
Displays the Run command.
Displays the Windows Help menu.
Displays the Systems Properties dialog box.
Cycle through the buttons on the Task Bar.
Displays the Utility Manager with accessibility options; Magnifier, Narrator and On-Screen Keyboard.
Toggle (switch) between open windows.
Here is a link to a picture of a clickable Windows Keyboard with detailed explanations of each key. Use your back button to return to this page.