Windows 8 is almost upon us and it’s safe to say we’ve all grown to love Windows 7 over the past several years. You might get the feeling that you know all their is to know about Windows 7. Did you know about these 10 lesser known Windows 7 shortcuts?

 

1) Maximize / Restore Current Window

Windows Key + Up:  Maximize window
Windows Key + Down:  Restore window size

 

2) Swap Window Between Displays (Dual Monitor Only)

Windows + Shift + Left / Windows + Shift + Right

 

3) Swap Between Open Window Previews

Windows + T

 

4) Windows “Shake” Feature (Clear Desktop Save for Current Window)

Click and hold on title bar and shake back and forth repeatedly

 

5) Minimize All Windows Except Current

Windows + Home

 

6) Select Pinned Program via Corresponding Number

Windows + [Number]

 

7) Quick Desktop Peek

Windows + Spacebar

 

8) Swap Display Mode

Windows + P

 

9) Open New Explorer Window

Windows + E

 

10) Zoom In/Out

Windows + ‘+’ or Windows + ‘-‘