Frequently Asked Questions

If there are files on your recently used list that you'd like to remove, simply right-click them and choose Remove from list.


For an example please click here.




Click HERE to download the cheat sheet.

Cheat Sheet

When you get your new Windows 10 computer some files may not be associated to open with the programs you are used to. In this example we will show you how to build the association between PDFs and the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Step 1. Launch Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe 1

Step 2. The program will prompt you if you want to use Adobe as the default PDF viewer, say yes then the following menu will appear. Press continue.

Adobe 2

Step 3. A new window will popup select change, yet another window will popup, find the Adobe PDF icon and press save/continue. All done!

Adobe 3

Windows key
Open or close Start Menu.

Windows key + D
Display and hide the desktop.

Windows key + E
Open File Explorer.

Windows key + H
Open the Share charm.

Windows key + I
Open Settings.

Windows key + L
Lock your PC or switch accounts.

Windows key + M
Minimize all windows.

Windows key + R
Open Run dialog box.

Windows key + S
Open Search.

Windows key + X
Open Quick Link menu.

Windows key + Number
Open the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.

Windows key + Left
Snap app windows left.

Windows key + Right
Snap app windows right.

Windows key + Up
Maximize app windows.

Windows key + Down
Minimize app windows.

Windows key + Comma
Temporarily peek at the desktop.

Windows key + Ctrl +D
Add a virtual desktop.

Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right
Switch between virtual desktops.

Windows key + Ctrl + F4
Close current virtual desktop.

Windows key + Home
Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke).

Windows key + PrtScn
Capture a screenshot and save in Screenshots folder.

Windows key + Shift + Up arrow
Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.

Windows key + Tab
Open Task view.

Windows key + "+" key
Zoom in using the magnifier. '

Windows key + "-" key
Zoom out using the magnifier.

Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Open Task Manager.

Alt + Tab
Switch between open apps.

Alt + Left arrow key
Go back.

Alt + Right arrow key
Go foward.

Alt + Page Up
Move up one screen.

Alt + Page down
Move down one screen.

Ctrl + Alt + Tab
View open apps

Ctrl + C
Copy selected items to clipboard.

Ctrl + X
Cut selected items.

Ctrl + V
Paste content from clipboard.

Ctrl + A
Select all content.

Ctrl + Z
Undo an action.

Ctrl + Y
Redo an action.

Ctrl + D
Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.

Ctrl + Esc
Open the Start Menu.

Ctrl + Shift
Switch the keyboard layout.

Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Open Task Manager.

Ctrl + F4
Close the active window.

Click HERE to download the Windows 10 PDF overview.

This PDF outlines some new features found in the Windows 10 operating system.

Click HERE to download the migration guide.

The following video contains an overview of Windows 10 and it's new features.