IT Tip of the Month: How to Lock Your Screen and other useful Shortcut Keys in Windows 7

IT Tip of the Month: How to Lock Your Screen and other useful Shortcut Keys in Windows 7

You may have noticed the Lock Screen button is no longer on the Start Menu in the Windows 7. The feature is still there though – you just have to press the Windows button + L.

Other useful short cut keys include…

Alt + P
Display/ hide the Explorer preview pane

Windows Logo + G
Display gadgets in front of other windows

Windows Logo + + (plus key)
Zoom in, where appropriate

Windows Logo + - (minus key)
Zoom out, where appropriate

Windows Logo + Up
Maximise the current window

Windows Logo + Down
Minimise the current window

Windows Logo + Left
Snap to the left hand side of the screen

Windows Logo + Right
Snap to the right hand side of the screen

Windows Logo + Home
Minimise/ restore everything except the current window

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