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Save Time with Win+X Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

Keyboard shortcuts are keys or key combinations you can press on your computer's keyboard to perform a variety of tasks. It saves time by providing quick access to certain computer features. This guide will show you how to use Win+X keyboard shortcuts to help save time and get the most out of Windows program on WinX Quick Link menu.

Win+X Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10 PC

You can open Win+X Quick Link menu by pressing Windows logo + X shortcut keys on the keyboard.

Open Win+X menu

Here is the list of some useful Windows logo+X keyboard shortcuts that can be used to launch several programs and make our task easier.

1. Use Windows logo+X to Sign out, Reboot and Shutdown Your Window 10 PC

Hold down Windows logo+X and U from the desktop and Windows 10 brings up The shutdown options menu, then do one of following options:

  • Option 1: Press S to sign out your PC.
  • Option 2: Press U to shut down your PC.
  • Option 3: Press R to Restart your computer.

Use Win+X and U to shut down Windows PC

2. Use Windows logo+X to Open a New Command Prompt

Hold down Windows logo+X and C at the same time and Command Prompt window will open.

Open a new Command Prompt

3. Use Windows logo+X to Open Elevated Command Prompt/Windows PowerShell

Hold down Windows logo+X and A from the desktop, you can easily launch command prompt(Admin). If you have enabled replaced Command Prompt with PowerShell, it brings up Windows PowerShell(Admin).

Use Win+X and A open elevated CMD

4. Use Windows logo+X to Open Apps and Features

Hold down Windows logo+X and F on the keyboard, you can easily open Apps and Features settings.

5. Use Windows logo+X to Open Power Options

Hold down Windows logo+X and O on the keyboard, you can easily access Power Options window.

Open Power Options

6. Use Windows logo+X to Open Event Viewer

Hold down Windows logo+X and V on the keyboard, Windows 10 will bring up Event Viewer.

Open Event Viewer

7. Use Windows logo+X to Open Device Manager

Hold down Windows logo+X and M on the keyboard, you can easily open Device Manager.

Open Device Manager

8. Use Windows logo+X to Open Network Connections

Hold down Windows logo+X and W on the keyboard, you can easily open Network Connections window.

Open Network Connections

9. Use Windows logo+X to Open Disk Management

Hold down Windows logo+X and M on the keyboard, you can easily open Disk Management.

Open Disk Management

10. Use Windows logo+X to Open Computer Management

Hold down Windows logo+X and G on the keyboard, you can easily open Computer Management.

Open Computer Management

11. Use Windows logo+X to Open Task Manager

Hold down Windows logo+X and T on the keyboard, you can open Task Manager in Windows 10.

Open Task Manager

12. Use Windows logo+X to Open Control Panel

Hold down Windows logo+X and P on the keyboard, you can easily and quickly open Control Panel.

Open Control Panel

13. Use Windows logo+X to Open Search from Desktop

Press Windows logo+X and S on the desktop, you can launch the search box and start your Search in Windows 10.

Open Search from Desktop