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    CTRL+C (Copy)
    CTRL+X (Cut)
    CTRL+V (Paste)
    CTRL+Z (Undo)
    DELETE (Delete)
    SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
    CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
    CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
    F2 key (Rename the selected item)
    CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
    CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
    CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
    CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
    CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
    SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document)
    CTRL+A (Select all)
    F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
    ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
    ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
    ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
    ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
    CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
    ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
    ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
    F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
    F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
    ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
    CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
    ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)
    Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)
    F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
    RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
    LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
    F5 key (Update the active window)
    BACKSPACE (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    ESC (Cancel the current task)
    SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
    Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts
    CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
    CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
    TAB (Move forward through the options)
    SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
    ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
    ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
    SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
    Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
    F1 key (Display Help)
    F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
    BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)
    Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts
    Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
    Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
    Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop)
    Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows)
    Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restore the minimized windows)
    Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)
    Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
    CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers)
    Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
    Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
    Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
    Windows Logo+U (Open Utility Manager)
    Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts
    Right SHIFT for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off)
    Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)
    Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
    SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
    NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
    Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)
    Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
    END (Display the bottom of the active window)
    HOME (Display the top of the active window)
    NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)
    NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder)
    NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) (Collapse the selected folder)
    LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
    RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder)
    Shortcut Keys for Character Map
    After you double-click a character on the grid of characters, you can move through the grid by using the keyboard shortcuts:
    RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the beginning of the next line)
    LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end of the previous line)
    UP ARROW (Move up one row)
    DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
    PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
    PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time)
    HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)
    END (Move to the end of the line)
    CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
    CTRL+END (Move to the last character)
    SPACEBAR (Switch between Enlarged and Normal mode when a character is selected)
    Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts
    CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
    CTRL+N (Open a new console)
    CTRL+S (Save the open console)
    CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
    CTRL+W (Open a new window)
    F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
    ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu)
    ALT+F4 (Close the console)
    ALT+A (Display the Action menu)
    ALT+V (Display the View menu)
    ALT+F (Display the File menu)
    ALT+O (Display the Favorites menu)
    MMC Console Window Keyboard Shortcuts
    CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)
    ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display the window menu for the active console window)
    SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
    F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item)
    F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
    CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
    CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
    ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
    F2 key (Rename the selected item)
    CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)
    Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
    CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
    ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
    ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
    ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
    ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
    CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
    ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
    CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
    CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
    Microsoft Internet Explorer Navigation
    CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
    CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
    CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
    CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
    CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
    CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
    CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
    CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box, the same as CTRL+L)
    CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
    CTRL+R (Update the current Web page)
    CTRL+W (Close the current window)
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    Baba too much of pc no goodooo,pls repent lol......

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    lol...If na so. I no go repent.
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    thanks
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    Babadinho the first time wey i know u i tink say u be ROBOT. Now i don know say u be WITCH!
    Abeg take this time easy o.

    Well make i drop the only one wey they sweet me lol.

    to shutdown ur laptop/pc using windows as os
    press the menu key.
    Then letter/key/button 'U' twice on ur keyboard.
    Menu key, U, U.
    Saving personal setting............
    Gud 9te bro.
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    good one @icemug.

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    compmgmt.msc - Computer management
    devmgmt.msc - Device manager
    diskmgmt.msc - Disk management
    dfrg.msc - Disk defrag
    eventvwr.msc - Event viewer
    fsmgmt.msc - Shared folders
    gpedit.msc - Group policies
    lusrmgr.msc - Local users and groups
    perfmon.msc - Performance monitor
    rsop.msc - Resultant set of policies
    secpol.msc - Local security settings
    services.msc - Various Services
    msconfig - System Configuration Utility
    regedit - Registry Editor
    msinfo32 _ System Information
    sysedit _ System Edit
    win.ini _ windows loading information(also system.ini)
    winver _ Shows current version of windows
    mailto: _ Opens default email client
    command _ Opens command prompt


    Run Commands to access the control panel:

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    Add/Remove Programs control appwiz.cpl
    Date/Time Properties control timedate.cpl
    Display Properties control desk.cpl
    FindFast control findfast.cpl
    Fonts Folder control fonts
    Internet Properties control inetcpl.cpl
    Keyboard Properties control main.cpl keyboard
    Mouse Properties control main.cpl
    Multimedia Properties control mmsys.cpl
    Network Properties control netcpl.cpl
    Password Properties control password.cpl
    Printers Folder control printers
    Sound Properties control mmsys.cpl sounds
    System Properties control sysdm.cpl



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    ANSI.SYS Defines functions that change display graphics, control cursor movement, and reassign keys.
    APPEND Causes MS-DOS to look in other directories when editing a file or running a command.
    ARP Displays, adds, and removes arp information from network devices.
    ASSIGN Assign a drive letter to an alternate letter.
    ASSOC View the file associations.
    AT Schedule a time to execute commands or programs.
    ATMADM Lists connections and addresses seen by Windows ATM call manager.
    ATTRIB Display and change file attributes.
    BATCH Recovery console command that executes a series of commands in a file.
    BOOTCFG Recovery console command that allows a user to view, modify, and rebuild the boot.ini
    BREAK Enable / disable CTRL + C feature.
    CACLS View and modify file ACL's.
    CALL Calls a batch file from another batch file.
    CD Changes directories.
    CHCP Supplement the International keyboard and character set information.
    CHDIR Changes directories.
    CHKDSK Check the hard disk drive running FAT for errors.
    CHKNTFS Check the hard disk drive running NTFS for errors.
    CHOICE Specify a listing of multiple options within a batch file.
    CLS Clears the screen.
    CMD Opens the command interpreter.
    COLOR Easily change the foreground and background color of the MS-DOS window.
    COMP Compares files.
    COMPACT Compresses and uncompress files.
    CONTROL Open control panel icons from the MS-DOS prompt.
    CONVERT Convert FAT to NTFS.
    COPY Copy one or more files to an alternate location.
    CTTY Change the computers input/output devices.
    DATE View or change the systems date.
    DEBUG Debug utility to create assembly programs to modify hardware settings.
    DEFRAG Re-arrange the hard disk drive to help with loading programs.
    DEL Deletes one or more files.
    DELETE Recovery console command that deletes a file.
    DELTREE Deletes one or more files and/or directories.
    DIR List the contents of one or more directory.
    DISABLE Recovery console command that disables Windows system services or drivers.
    DISKCOMP Compare a disk with another disk.
    DISKCOPY Copy the contents of one disk and place them on another disk.
    DOSKEY Command to view and execute commands that have been run in the past.
    DOSSHELL A GUI to help with early MS-DOS users.
    DRIVPARM Enables overwrite of original device drivers.
    ECHO Displays messages and enables and disables echo.
    EDIT View and edit files.
    EDLIN View and edit files.
    EMM386 Load extended Memory Manager.
    ENABLE Recovery console command to enable a disable service or driver.
    ENDLOCAL Stops the localization of the environment changes enabled by the setlocal command.
    ERASE Erase files from computer.
    EXIT Exit from the command interpreter.
    EXPAND Expand a M*cros*ft Windows file back to it's original format.
    EXTRACT Extract files from the M*cros*ft Windows cabinets.
    FASTHELP Displays a listing of MS-DOS commands and information about them.
    FC Compare files.
    FDISK Utility used to create partitions on the hard disk drive.
    FIND Search for text within a file.
    FINDSTR Searches for a string of text within a file.
    FIXBOOT Writes a new boot sector.
    FIXMBR Writes a new boot record to a disk drive.
    FOR Boolean used in batch files.
    FORMAT Command to erase and prepare a disk drive.
    FTP Command to connect and operate on a FTP server.
    FTYPE Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.
    GOTO Moves a batch file to a specific label or location.
    GRAFTABL Show extended characters in graphics mode.
    HELP Display a listing of commands and brief explanation.
    IF Allows for batch files to perform conditional processing.
    IFSHLP.SYS 32-bit file manager.
    IPCONFIG Network command to view network adapter settings and assigned values.
    KEYB Change layout of keyboard.
    LABEL Change the label of a disk drive.
    LH Load a device driver in to high memory.
    LISTSVC Recovery console command that displays the services and drivers.
    LOADFIX Load a program above the first 64k.
    LOADHIGH Load a device driver in to high memory.
    LOCK Lock the hard disk drive.
    LOGON Recovery console command to list installations and enable administrator login.
    MAP Displays the device name of a drive.
    MD Command to create a new directory.
    MEM Display memory on system.
    MKDIR Command to create a new directory.
    MODE Modify the port or display settings.
    MORE Display one page at a time.
    MOVE Move one or more files from one directory to another directory.
    MSAV Early M*cros*ft Virus scanner.
    MSD Diagnostics utility.
    MSCDEX Utility used to load and provide access to the CD-ROM.
    NBTSTAT Displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections using NBT
    NET Update, fix, or view the network or network settings
    NETSH Configure dynamic and static network information from MS-DOS.
    NETSTAT Display the TCP/IP network protocol statistics and information.
    NLSFUNC Load country specific information.
    NSLOOKUP Look up an IP address of a domain or host on a network.
    PATH View and modify the computers path location.
    PATHPING View and locate locations of network latency.
    PAUSE Command used in batch files to stop the processing of a command.
    PING Test / send information to another network computer or network device.
    POPD Changes to the directory or network path stored by the pushd command.
    POWER Conserve power with computer portables.
    PRINT Prints data to a printer port.
    PROMPT View and change the MS-DOS prompt.
    PUSHD Stores a directory or network path in memory so it can be returned to at any time.
    QBASIC Open the QBasic.
    RD Removes an empty directory.
    REN Renames a file or directory.
    RENAME Renames a file or directory.
    RMDIR Removes an empty directory.
    ROUTE View and configure windows network route tables.
    RUNAS Enables a user to execute a program on another computer.
    SCANDISK Run the scandisk utility.
    SCANREG Scan registry and recover registry from errors.
    SET Change one variable or string to another.
    SETLOCAL Enables local environments to be changed without affecting anything else.
    SETVER Change MS-DOS version to trick older MS-DOS programs.
    SHARE Installs support for file sharing and locking capabilities.
    SHIFT Changes the position of replaceable parameters in a batch program.
    SHUTDOWN Shutdown the computer from the MS-DOS prompt.
    SMARTDRV Create a disk cache in conventional memory or extended memory.
    SORT Sorts the input and displays the output to the screen.
    START Start a separate window in Windows from the MS-DOS prompt.
    SUBST Substitute a folder on your computer for another drive letter.
    SWITCHES Remove add functions from MS-DOS.
    SYS Transfer system files to disk drive.
    TELNET Telnet to another computer / device from the prompt.
    TIME View or modify the system time.
    TITLE Change the title of their MS-DOS window.
    TRACERT Visually view a network packets route across a network.
    TREE View a visual tree of the hard disk drive.
    TYPE Display the contents of a file.
    UNDELETE Undelete a file that has been deleted.
    UNFORMAT Unformat a hard disk drive.
    UNLOCK Unlock a disk drive.
    VER Display the version information.
    VERIFY Enables or disables the feature to determine if files have been written properly.
    VOL Displays the volume information about the designated drive.
    XCOPY Copy multiple files, directories, and/or drives from one location to another.
    TRUENAME When placed before a file, will display the whole directory in which it exists
    TASKKILL It allows you to kill those unneeded or locked up applications
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    HMM SHORT-CUT MAKE YOU NO CUT ME AS I DEY APPLY YOUoooooooooooo
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    see short kut.
    Hhm no need of mouse  again now
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    se as evry where ful wit style gud job baba

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    Nice work from everyone on this thread... Well done..
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