Keyboard shortcuts for the Windows CMD shell and PowerShell.
Alt+ENTER Switch to/from full screen mode. Ctrl-C Abort current command. Ctrl-M Enter Mark mode. Shift+←/→ Select text in mark mode. Ctrl-C Copy the selected text. (or Ctrl-Insert) Ctrl-V Paste the selected text. (or Shift-Insert) Arrow keys Move the cursor in the direction specified. Page up Move the cursor by one page up. Page down Move the cursor by one page down. Ctrl+Home (Mark mode) Move the cursor to the beginning of the buffer. Ctrl + End (Mark mode) Move the cursor to the end of the buffer. [Tab] Autocomplete folder/file name. ↓ / ↑ Scroll through history of typed commands. ESC Clear command line. INSERT Toggle Insert/Overwrite. Ctrl Home Erase line to the left. Ctrl End Erase line to the right. Ctrl ← Move one word to the left (backward). Ctrl → Move one word to the right (forward). ⌫ Erase character to the left. [Home] Move to beginning of line. [End] Move to end of line. ⇧ PgUp Scroll window up. ⇧ PgDn Scroll window Down. Left Alt + Left ⇧ + PrtScn Toggle High Visibility screen mode.
CMD shell Command History shortcuts:
F1 Print characters of the previous command one by one. F2 Z Repeat part of the previous command; up to character Z F3 Repeat the previous command. F4 Z Beginning from the current cursor position, delete up to character Z. F5 Scroll through history of typed commands (↑). Ctrl + ↑ / ↓ Scroll the screen up or down one line. F7 Show history of previous commands. ALT+F7 Clear command history. F8 Move backwards through the command history, but only display commands matching the current text at the command prompt. F9 Run a specific command from the command history. Ctrl-Z Signal end-of-file.
Windows Explorer / Desktop / General.
⊞ Win +PrtScn Save a fullscreen screenshot. ⊞ Win +Alt+PrtScn Save a screenshot of the active window. ⊞ Win +Shift+S Screenshot region of screen. ⊞ Win Open or Close the Start Menu. ⊞ Win +A Open the Action Center. ⊞ Win +C Activate Cortana listening mode. ⊞ Win +D Show Desktop / Minimize all. Press a second time to restore. ⊞ Win +E Open Windows File Explorer. ⊞ Win +F Open the Feedback Hub. ⊞ Win +Ctrl+F Open Find computers. ⊞ Win +I Open Settings. ⊞ Win +K Open Connect. ⊞ Win +L Lock the PC. ⊞ Win +M Minimize all windows. ⊞ Win +⇧+M Restore windows that were minimized with ⊞ Win +M. ⊞ Win +P Presentation display mode. ⊞ Win +R Open the "Run Program Or File" Window. ⊞ Win +S Open Search. ⊞ Win +U Open the Ease of Access center. ⊞ Win +V Cycle through notifications. Reverse with ⊞ Win+⇧ Shift+V (Win 1810+) ⊞ Win +X Quick link menu (like right clicking on START). ⊞ Win +# = Open an app that is pinned to taskbar position # ⊞ Win +. Open the Emoji panel. ⊞ Win +Tab ↹ Open the task view. ⊞ Win +Home Minimize all but the active desktop window. ⊞ Win +→+← Snap the active window to the right or left of the screen. ⊞ Win +↑ or ↓ Maximize or Minimize the active window. ⊞ Win +⇧+↑ or ↓ Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen. ⊞ Win +Ctrl+⇧ Shift+B Auto-correct a display issue/lockup. ⊞ Win +Pause or ⊞ Win+Break opens properties of My Computer. ⊞ Win+F1 Open Windows Help. ⊞ Win + + Magnifier Zoom in. ⊞ Win + - Magnifier Zoom out. ⊞ Win +, Open a quick look at the desktop. ⊞ Win +. or ; Open the Emoji panel.
⊞ Win +Ctrl+D Create a new virtual desktop. ⊞ Win +Ctrl+ ← / → Switch between virtual desktops. ⊞ Win +Shift+ ← / → Switch Monitors. ⊞ Win +Ctrl+F4 Close the active virtual desktop. ⊞ Win +Tab Task View/Timeline, then Right-click an app to show across all desktops. With multiple monitors, ⊞ Win +Tab shows which apps are open on each monitor.
Group Policy GPO
F5 Mark all settings on the page as "green" (apply all). F6 Mark current settings on the page as "green" (apply this setting). F7 Mark current settings as "red" (don't apply this setting). F8 Mark all settings on the page as "red" (don't apply). F3 Display a list of available variables.
⇧ is the Shift key
⌫ is the Backspace key
⊞ Win is the Windows Key
"If NumLock is on, pressing a key on the numeric keypad while holding SHIFT overrides NumLock and instead generates an arrow key" ~ OldNewThing
MMCs - shortcuts to popular Microsoft Management Consoles.
EXPLORER - Open Windows Explorer.
Windows Start | Run commands
Windows key - Wikipedia, this includes older versions back to windows 95.
Keyboard shortcuts in Windows - Microsoft.com
Doskey /history - Show history of previous commands.
Equivalent bash Keyboard shortcuts