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Internet Explorer Shortcuts

CTRL+A – Select all items on the current page
CTRL+D – Add the current page to your Favorites
CTRL+E – Open the Search bar
CTRL+F – Find on this page
CTRL+H – Open the History bar
CTRL+I – Open the Favorites bar
CTRL+N – Open a new window
CTRL+O – Go to a new location
CTRL+P – Print the current page or active frame
CTRL+S – Save the current page
CTRL+W – Close current browser window
CTRL+ENTER – Adds the http://www. (url) .com
SHIFT+CLICK – Open link in new window
BACKSPACE – Go to the previous page
ALT+HOME – Go to your Home page
HOME – Move to the beginning of a document
TAB – Move forward through items on a page
END – Move to the end of a document
ESC – Stop downloading a page
F11 – Toggle full-screen view
F5 – Refresh the current page
F4 – Display list of typed addresses
F6 – Change Address bar and page focus
ALT+RIGHT ARROW – Go to the next page
SHIFT+CTRL+TAB – Move back between frames
SHIFT+F10 – Display a shortcut menu for a link
SHIFT+TAB – Move back through the items on a page
CTRL+TAB – Move forward between frames
CTRL+C – Copy selected items to the clipboard
CTRL+V – Insert contents of the clipboard
ENTER – Activate a selected link
HOME – Move to the beginning of a document
END – Move to the end of a document
F1 – Display Internet Explorer Help

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Windows Explorer Shortcuts

Here is some useful Windows Explorer Shortcuts

ALT+SPACEBAR – Display the current window’s system menu
SHIFT+F10 – Display the item’s context menu
CTRL+ESC – Display the Start menu
ALT+TAB – Switch to the window you last used
ALT+F4 – Close the current window or quit
CTRL+A – Select all items
CTRL+X – Cut selected item(s)
CTRL+C – Copy selected item(s)
CTRL+V – Paste item(s)
CTRL+Z – Undo last action
CTRL+(+) – Automatically resize the columns in the right hand pane
TAB – Move forward through options
ALT+RIGHT ARROW – Move forward to a previous view
ALT+LEFT ARROW – Move backward to a previous view
SHIFT+DELETE – Delete an item immediately
BACKSPACE – View the folder one level up
ALT+ENTER – View an item’s properties
F10 – Activate the menu bar in programs
F6 – Switch between left and right panes
F5 – Refresh window contents
F3 – Display Find application
F2 – Rename selected item

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Structure of The Registry

There are six main branches, each containing a specific portion of the information stored in the Registry. They are as follows:

* HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT – This branch contains all of your file association mappings to support the drag-and-drop feature, OLE information, Windows shortcuts, and core aspects of the Windows user interface.
* HKEY_CURRENT_USER – This branch links to the section of HKEY_USERS appropriate for the user currently logged onto the PC and contains information such as logon names, desktop settings, and Start menu settings.
* HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE – This branch contains computer specific information about the type of hardware, software, and other preferences on a given PC, this information is used for all users who log onto this computer.
* HKEY_USERS – This branch contains individual preferences for each user of the computer, each user is represented by a SID sub-key located under the main branch.
* HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG – This branch links to the section of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE appropriate for the current hardware configuration.
* HKEY_DYN_DATA – This branch points to the part of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, for use with the Plug-&-Play features of Windows, this section is dymanic and will change as devices are added and removed from the system.
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