Windows 7: Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Manage Open Windows

Posted January 13, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Windows 7

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Windows 7 includes some quite useful features for managing your open windows by simply dragging windows to different places on the screen. You can also use keyboard shortcuts to do the same thing.

Windows Key+Up Arrow: Maximize window

Windows Key+Down Arrow: Restore Down/Minimize window

Windows Key+Left Arrow: Dock window to the left

Windows Key+Right Arrow: Dock window to the right

Windows Key+Shift+Up Arrow: Maximize Vertical Size

Window Key+Shift+Down Arrow: Restore Vertical Size

If you are running two monitors, these come in quite handy:

Windows Key+Shift+Left Arrow: Move window to the left monitor

Windows Key+Shift+Right Arrow: Move window to the right monitor


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