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Summary

This article describes the keyboard shortcuts that you can use to complete tasks in Windows XP.

General keyboard shortcuts

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Dialog box keyboard shortcuts

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Microsoft natural keyboard shortcuts

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Accessibility keyboard shortcuts

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Windows Explorer keyboard shortcuts

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Character Map

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Microsoft Management Console (MMC) main window keyboard shortcuts

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Microsoft Management Console (MMC) window keyboard shortcuts

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Remote desktop connection navigation

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Microsoft Internet Explorer navigation

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Additional Resources

  • Some keyboard shortcuts may not work if StickyKeys is turned on in Accessibility Options.
  • Some of the Terminal Services client shortcuts that are similar to the shortcuts in Remote Desktop Sharing are not available when you use Remote Assistance in Windows XP Home Edition.
  • Some of the other Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that have similar information as this article are:
    126449 Keyboard shortcuts for Windows
    255090 Keystroke navigation in Windows 2000 Help
  • Refer to Help for the most current information regarding keyboard navigation and visit the following Microsoft Accessibility Web site for additional information that relates to keyboard shortcuts and keyboard navigation in Windows and other Microsoft products:
    http://www.microsoft.com/enable

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Article ID: 301583 - Last Review: July 12, 2013 - Revision: 8.1
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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