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Launching programs on the taskbar with the keyboard

iMacg3

Security Analyst, Windows Update Trainee
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A pretty simple tip. To launch a program pinned to the taskbar from your keyboard, press the Windows Key + the number that the taskbar shortcut is assigned to.
The taskbar shortcuts are assigned a number from left to right. On my taskbar, I have Edge, the Windows store icon, file explorer, command prompt, etc. from left to right. I would press the Windows Key + 1 to open Edge, Windows Key + 2 to open the Windows store, etc.

Here's an article with more taskbar tips and tricks: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-taskbar-keyboard-shortcuts/
 

satrow

Sysnative Staff, BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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The above tip also works for W7, at least :)
 
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