Windows key+Pause

Updated: 05/01/2023 by Computer Hope
Windows key+Pause keyboard shortcut

The Windows key+Pause shortcut to open the About this PC window in Microsoft Windows.


For non-Windows keyboards this Windows key may be called "Super" or Command with an Apple keyboard.

How to use the Windows+Pause keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Windows key, and while continuing to hold, press Pause.

Windows key+Pause in Microsoft Windows

While running Microsoft Windows, pressing Windows key+Pause opens the About this PC window.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms