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Windows Keys - Acer TravelMate 5740 User Manual

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Windows keys

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.
Key
Windows key
Application
key
Description
Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the
Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu.
It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of
functions:
<
>: Open or close the Start menu
<
> + <D>: Display the desktop
<
> + <E>: Open Windows Explore
<
> + <F>: Search for a file or folder
<
> + <G>: Cycle through Sidebar gadgets
<
> + <L>: Lock your computer (if you are connected to a
network domain), or switch users (if you're not connected to a
network domain)
<
> + <M>: Minimizes all windows
<
> + <R>: Open the Run dialog box
<
> + <T>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar
<
> + <U>: Open Ease of Access Center
<
> + <X>: Open Windows Mobility Center
<
> + <BREAK>: Display the System Properties dialog box
<
> + <SHIFT+M>: Restore minimized windows to the
desktop
<
> + <TAB>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar by
using Windows Flip 3-D
<
> + <SPACEBAR>: Bring all gadgets to the front and select
Windows Sidebar
<CTRL> + <
> + <F>: Search for computers (if you are on a
network)
<CTRL> + <
> + <TAB>: Use the arrow keys to cycle through
programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D
Note: Depending on your edition of Windows,
some shortcuts may not function as described.
This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button;
it opens the application's context menu.

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