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Windows 10 Tips and Tricks


You can open My computer By pressing Win key + E

New Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

  1. Windows + A: Brings up the Action Center
  2. Windows + C: Brings up cortana
  3. Windows + I: Brings up the settings menu
  4. Windows + Ctrl + D: Adds new Desktop
  5. Windows + Ctrl + left arrow/right arrow: Switch between Desktop

Press windows key + PrintScreen , and screenshots will be automatically gets saved in your PC

The screenshot of your current open windows which you are viewing in your monitor gets automatically saved in pictures/screenshots folder once you hit windows key and Printscreen key together.

Pressing Windows + Arrow keys maximizes or minimizes videos

Window+UP = Maximize window

Window+DOWN = Minimize window

Window+LEFT = Set the window to the left half of your screen

Window+RIGHT = Set the window to the right half of your screen

Just save your Powerpoint presentation in .PPS instead of .PPT, your file automatically  starts in slideshow mode Once you open it.

If you save an Excel file as an .XLSB , it will compress the size by upto 75%

In Microsoft Excel, to highlight the whole column (vertical), use Control + Spacebar , and to  highlight the whole row (horizontal) use Shift + Spacebar .


Double Click on top left of any open window to close it

View Expanded Send to Menu by pressing shift while right clicking on any file

Just search these hidden tools in windows 10 search box. 

  • Reliability Monitor : With this single tool you can view your PC problems history.
  • Resource Monitor : Analyze your system performance
  • Performance Monitor : Use it to find resource eating culprit processes
  • netplwiz : Opens the Advanced User Accounts window.
  • lusrmgr.msc : Opens the Local Users and Groups Manager.
  • gpedit.msc : Group Policy Editor.
  • mrt : This tool helps you in cleaning some of the most popular malicious software from your Windows computer.
  • ncpa.cpl : To access all your Network Adapters, you can use this Run command.
  • powercfg.cpl : Power Options.
  • appwiz.cpl : Access the Programs and Features window to uninstall your installed programs.
  • devmgmt.msc : Windows Device Manager to manage all your hardware devices.
  • sysdm.cpl : Access the System Properties window.
  • firewall.cpl : Manage or configure your Windows firewall.
  • wuapp : Check, manage and configure all your Windows update settings.

You can  Open start Menu by Pressing Ctrl + Esc

Rename Multiple Files at Once

Just select all files in a folder and press F2 key. Now rename the single file and all your files will be renamed with extensions (1), (2) and so on appended with it.

Open God Mode in Windows 10 and access all settings at one place

just create a folder named God.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} and access god mode by opening that created folder.

Automatically shutdown windows after a desired time

Suppose you are watching a movie and do not know when you will fall asleep.

in this case just press windows key + r and type the code given below in run command box.

Your PC will automatically shut down after 600 seconds, i.e. 10 minutes. you can change 600 to whatever time you wish your pc to shutdown.

Note:– To cancel this process just type shutdown -a.



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