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Common Shortcut Keys For Windows Server 2012 For Admins

Here’s a quick shortlist of the most common new “Windows Key” shortcuts that we admins find the most useful! Myself and colleague Suzanne George are always doing:
* Win+E – Explorer
* Win+R – Run
* Win+Break – System Info
* Win+D – Desktop (we use this one a lot!)
* Win+Plus or Win+Minus – Magnifier/Zoom In and Out
* Win+F – Find Files
* Win+Print Screen – Put a PNG in the Pictures folder
* Alt-Tab – Switch between Apps
* Win-Tab – Switch between Full Screen Apps
Press Win+I (or go to Settings) and click Tiles
Hopefuly this should save you some time & frustration!

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Steve Andrews

For over 20 years, Steve Andrews has been passionately working on the Microsoft infrastructure side in Information Technology. Working with versatile, agile companies to strategically deploy cutting edge technologies, streamlining, and consolidating to drive their business focus, profitability, and always stay ahead of their competitors. Experience includes deep Microsoft collaboration/communications and back end solutions for medium/large sized corporations within Financial, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Biotech, Government, and Administration. More recently assisting organizations to focus on private cloud creating/management/monitoring systems and specializing in System Center 2012 products. Steve is on product development panels for many Microsoft Server products (and Microsoft VTSP) and enables a true vision of simplicity through clean clear infrastructure. Before Perficient, Steve worked for a large European Cable/Communications company, an international retailer with the biggest POS network, and a high demand 24/7 manufacturing company.

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