Windows 7 shortcuts and customizations

To set program shortcuts,

  1. Right click the shortcut on your Desktop and choose Properties.
  2. On the Shortcut tab click in the Shortcut key field.
  3. Type a letter for the shortcut. For instance; o
  4. The keyboard shortcut will automatically be filled as CTRL+ALT+O
  5. Click OK

Build in Ones:

  1. Win + E : Explorer
  2. Win + Q : Communicator
  3. Win + (1 to 9): The programs in the Taskbar in the order that they are listed.
  4. Win + Up Arrow: Maximize the window
  5. Win + Down Arrow: Bring the window to its original size
  6. Win + Shift + Up Arrow: Maximize the window vertically only
  7. Win + Shift + Right Arrow : Move the Window Right
  8. Win + Shift + Left Arrow : Move the Window Left
  9. Win + Shift + Right Arrow: Move the window to second monitor without changing size
  10. Win + Shift + Left Arrow: Move the window to second monitor without changing size

customizations

  1. change windows 7 lock screen image 
  2. Show taskbar when mouse moves near it: http://www.ghacks.net/2008/03/18/display-windows-taskbar-only-when-key-is-pressed/ (leads to this)
  3. PowerPro
  4. BEST MOUSE SETTING IS : Go here Control Panel\All Control Panel Items and serach for Mouse setting and select Pointer Options Tab and Auto move pointer to button

Good Links

http://www.computerhope.com/tips/tip198.htm

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