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Use Windows Key To Unleash The Search Possibilities

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Last Updated on March 28, 2021 by Muhammad Junaid Khalid

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What You Can Do With Windows Key?

Did you know that the Windows key or Windows logo key is the most powerful key on your keyboard? With the push of one button, you can

  • Launch any app on your computer
  • Search for documents on your hard drive
  • Access your email, even start a web search

All without ever having to touch your mouse. Let’s say you’re headed out on vacation next week, you’ll probably want to know what the weather looks like at your destination, right? Just press the Windows key, type in the name of the app you want to launch. In this case, the Weather app and hit Enter. You’ll know very quickly what items you need to pack for your trip.

The Windows key also provides easy access to your system settings. Interested in changing your theme? All you need to do is press the Windows key. Type theme and hit Enter which opens up the theme settings from where you can select your desired theme.

You can use the Windows Key to search the web. Let’s say you want to find the Office 2019, what do you do? Press that trusty Windows key, type in your web search term, in this case, “MS Office 2019“, and press Enter. Windows will launch a browser window that will search the term along with other related suggestions.

Side note, if you find that your search term corresponds with a Windows feature, instead of pressing Enter, click on the web or web icon at the top of your search box. This will pull up your desired search results.

To sum it up, Windows Search can save you precious time finding the things you need on your computer. Just remember, the best way to launch your search is by pressing the Windows logo key on your keyboard. Now that you know how to use it, give it a try.


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