Articles tagged: keyboard

Wired Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Blow Out your Keyboard with Compressed Air

Emoji Keyboard showing Symbols

Tip of the Day: The Emoji Keyboard is for More than Emojis

The Emoji "Keyboard"

Tip of the Day: The Windows 10 Emoji Keyboard

Dvorak keyboard layout

Tip of the Day: Try Dvorak

Windows keyboard properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Keyboard Repeat

Are You Sure?

Tip of the Day: the Difference Between Delete and Shift-Delete

Multiple Tabs

Tip of the Day: Reopen a Closed Tab

View Downloads in IE

Tip of the Day: Find Your Downloads


Tip of the Day: Stop Typing “www.”

Cut, Copy, and Paste

Tip of the Day: Move and Copy Files Using the Keyboard

TAB Key in Action

Tip of the Day: TAB Through Fields


Tip of the Day: Disable CAPS LOCK

Multiple File Rename

Tip of the Day: Batch Rename (kind of) and Undo in File Explorer

Toggle Keys option

Tip of the Day: Get Notification When Caps-Lock is Toggled

Date and Time in Excel

Tip of the Day: Current Date and Time in Excel


Tip of the Day: F5 for Refresh

IE Browsing History

Tip of the Day: Quick Access to Clear Your Cache

Formatted Text

Tip of the Day: Quick Keystroke Formatting in Word and Other Programs

Task Manager in a Keystroke

Tip of the Day: Task Manager in a Keystroke

Navigate Facebook with Your Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Navigate Facebook with Your Keyboard

The Enter Key

Tip of the Day: the Many Uses of Enter

Using the Start Menu via the Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Drive the Start Menu with Your Keyboard

Page Down and Page Up

Tip of the Day: Page Up and Down

Move the Window Without Clicking

Tip of the Day: Move Windows Without Clicking

State Selector

Tip of the Day: Zip Through Drop-Down Lists

System Information

Tip of the Day: System Information in a Keystroke


Tip of the Day: CTRL+ALT+DEL

Shutdown Windows Dialog

Tip of the Day: Exit Windows Using ALT+F4

F11 Maximize

Tip of the Day: Maximize the Browser with F11

File -> Save (CTRL+S)

Tip of the Day: Save Early, Save Often, with CTRL+S

Snap a window to the left

Tip of the Day: Side By Side Windows Key + Arrows

Text in Notepad

Tip of the Day: CTRL+A, CTRL+C, CTRL+V

Touch Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Use the Virtual Keyboard


Tip of the Day: Redo the Undone (and Maybe More)

Spacebar Push

Tip of the Day: Scroll a Web Page with a Space

Keyboard Selection

Tip of the Day: Shift-Selection

Magnifier lens

Tip Of The Day: the Magnifier App

The System Menu in File Explorer

Tip Of The Day: ALT+Space

File Properties displayed in File Explorer

Tip Of The Day: Three Useful Windows File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

File Explorer Views

Tip Of The Day: File Explorer Views

Three Desktops

Tip Of The Day: Maximize and Minimize From the Keyboard

Task Manager

Tip of the Day: Task Manager in a Keystroke

PS/2 Y-adapter

Why Do I Need to Unplug and Plug in my USB Device to Keep It Working?

USB ports (or the cables that connect to them) can go bad for many reasons. TheseĀ  steps can get your connected devices running again.

USB Keyboard

Can I Use an External Keyboard with My Laptop?

Go ahead. Plug it in… unless your keyboard is not USB. In that case, you may have a problem.

I spilled water into my laptop, how do I get it working again?

Spilling liquid into your laptop or keyboard can cause serious damage. The first step is to dry it thoroughly, and we’ll look at one possible solution.

Why Do I Have to Hold Down the “Fn” Key to Get Normal Letters?

Computer manufacturers use the Fn key to cram more virtual keys onto smaller laptop keyboards. Sometimes it can get confused.

USB Keyboard

Help! My Shift key is stuck!

Windows has an accessibility feature that’s very easy to turn on by mistake that changes the behavior of your shift key and others.