"Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ― Paulo Coelho

Expand folders using * keystroke….

Expand and Contract Folders With Ease (All Windows)

It can be a time-consuming process to expand a folder by clicking on the (+) for each and every sub-directory. This tip lets you expand and contract them all at once, with one keystroke. While in any application that is based on the explorer interface (e.g. Windows Explorer) simple highlight the parent folder you wish to expand and press ‘*’ (asterix on the keypad) and all the sub folders will expand out, press ‘-‘ (minus on the keypad) and they’ll all contract back again.

Shortcut key to Launch Task manager:

Normally when we press ALT+CNTRL+DEL  will give TASK Manager. Same thing can be get using the following key strokes..
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC and the Task Manager will be launched instantly.


April 25, 2005 - Posted by | XP_cool Tips

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