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We continually add, update and sometimes delete articles on the Windows Help and How-to , and just thought I would point you at some of the latest additions:
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The Windows Update Product team have just produced an excellent document explaining how Windows Update keeps your PC up to date and protect from malicious software…
Document Link (original blog post)
Shamelessly copied from The WinVista Club here is a great list of all the Shortcut keys in Windows Vista
WinKey - Open and close the Start Menu WinKey + D - Minimize all windows to the desktop. Press again to reverse action WinKey + E - Open Computer in Windows Explorer WinKey + L - Lock the computer WinKey + F - Open the Search window to find files and folders WinKey + M - Minimise all windows WinKey + Shift + M - Maximise all windows after minimizing them
WinKey + R - Open the Run dialog box WinKey + X - Open Windows Mobility Center WinKey + E - Open Windows Explorer
WinKey + Tab - Activates Flip 3D. Use mouse wheel to cycle windows
WinKey + U - Open Ease Of Access Center
WinKey + Pause - Opens the Systems Properties dialog box
WinKey + F1 - Opens Windows Help & Support
WinKey + B - Sets focus on the Task bar, Allows navigation using arrow keys; opens applications on pressing Enter key.
Updated 24 Sept 2008
Winkey + Space – shows all the sidebar and desktop gadgets
Updated 01 Oct 2008 - found this by mistake!
Winkey + S – Create a screen clipping and send to Microsoft OneNote
Updated 15 Jan 2009
For the full list try this Windows Help and how-to article Keyboard shortcuts