Windows key+X

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

The Windows key+X shortcut to open the Windows Power User Tasks menu.


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

How to use the Windows+X keyboard shortcut

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

Windows key+X in Microsoft Windows

While running Microsoft Windows, pressing Windows key+X opens the Power User Tasks menu.

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

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms