Ctrl + X: Cut the selected item.
Ctrl + C: Copy the selected item.
Ctrl + V: Paste the selected item.
Ctrl + Z: Undo an action.
Ctrl + Y: Redo an action.
Ctrl + A: Select all items in a document.
Ctrl + D (or Delete): Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.
Ctrl + R (or F5): Refresh the active window.
Ctrl + Right arrow: Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word.
Ctrl + Left arrow: Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.
Ctrl + Down arrow: Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.
Ctrl + Up arrow: Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
Ctrl + Alt + Tab: Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps.
Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key: Select a block of text.
Ctrl + Esc: Open Start.
Ctrl + Shift + Esc: Open Task Manager.
Ctrl + Shift: Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available.
Ctrl + F: Select the search box.
Ctrl + N: Open a new window.
Ctrl + W: Close the active window.
Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel: Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons.
Ctrl + Shift + N: Create a new folder.
Shift + Any arrow key: Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.
Shift + Delete: Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first.
Esc: Stop or leave the current task.
Alt + Tab: Switch between open apps.
Alt + F4: Close the active item, or exit the active app.
Alt + PrtScn: Take a screenshot of your whole screen.
Alt + F8: Show your password on the sign-in screen.
Alt + D: Select the address bar.
Alt + P: Display the preview panel.
Alt + Enter: Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item.
Alt + Right arrow: View the next folder.
Alt + Up arrow:
(Alt + Left arrow) or Backspace: View the previous folder.
End: Display the bottom of the active window.
Home: Display the top of the active window.
F11: Maximize or minimize the active window.
Num Lock + asterisk (*): Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
Num Lock + plus (+): Display the contents of the selected folder.
Num Lock + minus (-):s Collapse the selected folder.