|Key or Combination
|Alt or F10
||If you press and release either of these keys without any Other keys, it
activates an application's menu bar. You Can then choose a command from the
menu system With the keyboard. Press the underlined letter in the Menu name,
and then press the underlined letter in the Desired command. (you can use
the right and left arrow Keys to navigate through the menus, then press
|Alt + letter
||Activates the menu on an application's menu bar that Has an underlined
letter corresponding to the letter you Pressed. Works the same way if you
press and release Alt, and then press the underlined letter.
|Alt + Down Arrow
||Displays the contents of a drop-down list. This Combination is a toggle.
||Moves to the end of a line (in a word processor)
|Ctrl + End
||Moves to the end of a document (word processor)
||Selects a choice that is highlighted on a menu or in A dialog box.
|Alt + Enter
||Switches a DOS application that is running full-screen To running in a
window (and back). This doesn't work To toggle a Windows application from a
maximized to A restored window and back. If you have highlighted an Icon,
pressing Alt + Enter is the same as right-clicking And then clicking
||Closes a dialog box or drop-down menu without taking Any action.
|Alt + Esc
||Each time you press this combination, you switch (in a Round-robin
fashion) to another application running Under Windows.
|Ctrl + Esc
||Displays the Start menu and the Taskbar. The Taskbar Buttons are covered
up by the Start menu if the Taskbar Is docked on the right or left edge of
|Ctrl + Esc, Esc, Tab
||After you've pressed these keys, you can use the arrow To navigate
between Taskbar buttons, or you can use The Tab key to navigate between the
Start button, the Taskbar, and the Desktop.
|Tab or F6
||Switches the focus between the Start button, the Taskbar, and the
Desktop. Focus must first be on one Of these items before pressing the key.
If the Taskbar Is set to Auto hide mode, pressing either key brings up The
|Alt + F4
||Closes the current application. If the current application Is the
Taskbar, this also exits Windows after you give Confirmation.
|Ctrl + F4
||Closes a child window in multidocument Windows Applications (File
Manager, Word for Windows, etc.)
||Moves to the beginning of a line ( in a word processor).
|Ctrl + Home
||Moves to the beginning of a document (in a word Processor).
||Copies the entire Windows display to the Clipboard. You Can then paste
the image into MS Paint or another Graphics application and print it if you
|Alt + Print Screen
||Copies only the currently active window to the Clipboard. This could be
the current application or a dialog box. This may not work on 84-key
keyboards and computers With old BIOS chips. If it doesn't, try Shift +
||Marks or clears a check box.
|Alt + Spacebar
||Pulls down the system control menu, the icon in the Upper-left corner of
an application window that controls That application's size and position,
among other things.
||Moves the selection box to the next choice in a dialog Box
|Shift + Tab
||Moves the selection box in reverse order.
|Alt + Tab
||switches to the application that was the previous Application. Switches
back when pressed again.
|Alt + Shift + Tab
||Switches between applications in the opposite direction As Alt + Tab.
|Alt + Tab + Tab
||Switches to every application currently running under Windows. Hold down
Alt and press Tab repeatedly until The icon of the application you want to
switch to is Highlighted. Then release the Alt key.
|Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + F6
||Jumps to the next child window in a multidocument Application such as
File Manager. (use Ctrl + F6 in Word for Windows.
|Ctrl + X
||Cuts highlighted item. Places item in the Clipboard.
|Ctrl + C
||Copies highlighted item to Clipboard.
|Ctrl + V
||Pastes a copied or cut item.
|Ctrl + Z
||Undoes a previous action.
The following keyboard shortcuts work with the Microsoft Natural Keyboard.
The Win key is the key with the Windows flag.
The following keyboard shortcuts let you modify how Windows 95 starts
up. You press them before the Windows 95 graphic appears on your screen, while
the Starting Windows 95 message is displayed.
||Start the previous operating system. Boot MS-DOS. If Windows 95 has been
installed in its own directory on The computer that has the MS-DOS 6.x or
previous DOS operating system then this key will start DOS Instead of
Windows. This also works for OS2 and Windows NT.
||Safe mode startup of Windows 95. This allows Windows 95 to start with
its most basic configuration, bypassing your Autoexec.bat and Config.sys
files, using the VGA driver of video, and not loading networking software.
Use this if you are having problems with Windows 95.
|Shift + F5
||Command line start. Boots into real-mode version of DOS 7.0 MS-DOS,
Commmand.com and Dblspace Are loaded low, taking up valuable conventional
Memory. Bypasses Config.sys and Autoexec.bat.
|Ctrl + F5
||Command line start without compressed drives. The Dblspace.bin and
Drvspace.bin files are ignored, and The drives are not mounted.
||Safe mode startup (like F5) but with the addition of the Network.
||Presents a menu choice before startup.
|Shift + F8
||Interactive start that goes through Config.sys and Autoexec.bat one line
at a time and lets you decide If you want each line read and acted upon.
Also goes Through each command that Io.sys initiates before it Carries out
the commands in Config.sys.