What is the Keyboard Shortcut for Copy and Paste – Plus other Combinations, Tips and Tricks – Windows XP, Windows 7, 8 and 10

WINDOWS XP,7 and 8 Tips & Tricks

Windows system key combinations

  • F1: Help
  • CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu
  • ALT+TAB: Switch between open programs
  • ALT+F4: Quit program
  • SHIFT+DELETE: Delete item permanently
  • Windows Logo+L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE)

Windows program key combinations

  • CTRL+C: Copy
  • CTRL+X: Cut
  • CTRL+V: Paste
  • CTRL+Z: Undo
  • CTRL+B: Bold
  • CTRL+U: Underline
  • CTRL+I: ItalicPress and hold down the CTRL key while you drag the file to another folder.Press and hold down CTRL+SHIFT while you drag a file to the desktop or a
  • Thanks to Microsoft Support for this one.
  • To create a shortcut
  • To copy a file

WINDOWS 10 Tips & Tricks

This guide lists shortcut keys that you can use from the desktop in Windows 10.

Windows 10 tips