Alternatively referred to as the winkey or WK, the Windows key is a key found on IBM compatible keyboards used with the Microsoft Windows operating system. The Windows key has the Microsoft logo on it and is found between the left CTRL and ALT keys on the keyboard. Using the Windows key in combination with another key allows you to perform common tasks more quickly. For example, pressing the Windows key + E opens Windows Explorer (press and hold the windows key and then while holding press the "e" key). For a full list of Windows key shortcuts, see the Windows shortcut keys page.
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