The best Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts can save you time, and every Windows laptop is capable of these mighty mini-hacks.

Windows + Q: Opens Cortana's Home View, enables search by speech or keyboard input. Windows + C: Opens Cortana's speech prompt

Windows Key + A: Opens Windows 10 notifications Windows Key + I: Opens Windows 10 settings Windows Key + Ctrl + D: Creates new virtual desktop Windows Key + Ctrl + F4: Closes current virtual desktop

Windows Key + Ctrl + Left or Right: Switches between virtual desktops Windows Key + F1: Opens Edge and Searches "How do I get help in Windows 10" with Bing (formerly opens Help) Windows Key + Print Screen Key: Creates a screenshot of the whole screen in the Photos app.

Windows Key: Shows the Windows 10 Start Menu Windows Key + L: Locks your Windows 10 device Windows Key + Tab: Launches Windows 10 Task View Windows Key + Enter: Opens Narrator, a program that reads text for you and shows you tips.

Windows Key + X: Opens Start button context menu Windows Key + Left, Right, Up or Down: Moves the active window around on your screen.

Windows Key + D: Show Windows desktop (also available with Windows Key + M) Windows Key + ,: Temporarily show desktop

Windows Key + H: Share content (if supported by current app) Windows Key + K: Connect to wireless displays and audio devices Windows Key + E: Open Windows Explorer