Here is a list of the keyboard shortcuts for Taskbar and Virtual Desktops, sourced from Microsoft, that will make you work more efficiently when using these two functions in Windows 10. While it is difficult to remember all of them, you may want to make note of the one’s you think are important to you, and then use them a couple of times – till using them becomes second nature to you.
Keyboard Shortcuts for Taskbar
Using these Taskbar keyboard shortcuts, you will be able to make the best use of the Windows 10 Taskbar. From opening an app as an administrator or showing the window menu for a group, you can do it all with a few clicks of your keyboard.
Shift+click a taskbar button
Open an app or quickly open another instance of an app
Ctrl+Shift+click a taskbar button
Open an app as an administrator
Shift+right-click a taskbar button
Show the window menu for the app
Shift+right-click a grouped taskbar button
Show the window menu for the group
Ctrl+click a grouped taskbar button
Cycle through the windows of the group
Keyboard Shortcuts for Virtual Desktops
You can quickly create a virtual desktop, switch between them and more, using these Virtual Desktop keyboard shortcuts, on your Windows 10 computer.
Windows logo key +Tab
Open Task view
Windows logo key +Ctrl+D
Add a virtual desktop
Windows logo key +Ctrl+Right arrow
Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right
Windows logo key +Ctrl+Left arrow
Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left
Windows logo key +Ctrl+F4
Close the virtual desktop you’re using
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Go here to take a look at the complete list of Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10.