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TWolfe Jul 03, 2008, 11:03pm EDT Report Abuse
Here are some Win Vista keyboard shotcuts I find very useful, hope you all do to. I haven't seen these here so I'll just shed some light.

System Properties = Windows key and pressing Pause
Quick Launch = Win+1 launches the first icon, Win+2 launches the second, all the way to Win+0, which launches the 10th.
Task Manager = Ctrl+Shift+Esc
Vista Restart = To restart Vista without a mouse, press the Windows key, tap the right-arrow key three times, and then press R. (It helps if you simultaneously click your heels and whisper "There's no place like home,".) Alternatively, you can type U after arrowing over to this menu to shut down completely, or L to merely log off.
Media Center = Win+Alt+Enter
Vista Sidebar = Win+Spacebar


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TamTheBam Jul 05, 2008, 06:17pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Vista Desktop Shortcuts

Cool cheers. I've never really used shortcut keys in my entire life of computers.
Strange why I've never. Good to know tho :)

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Adam Kolak Jul 05, 2008, 06:23pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Vista Desktop Shortcuts
Thanks, there's a lot of good shortcuts there that I had no idea existed. I was expecting to see common shortcuts but I was quite surprised. I think this deserves a sticky in the Windows Vista section.

Since this is a sticky now, here's some links to other threads about keyboard shortcuts:

http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/71488/
http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/31662/

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TamTheBam Jul 05, 2008, 06:39pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Vista Desktop Shortcuts

Excellent, just checkin them out now.

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TWolfe Jul 05, 2008, 11:24pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Vista Desktop Shortcuts

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Ecosse Nov 06, 2008, 05:56pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Vista Desktop Shortcuts
Just Vista'd myself within the last 6 weeks so this is a great find for me thanks. some smart and surprising shortcuts there, thanks.

:D

Ecosse

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