List of the keyboard shortcuts that are available in Windows XP

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

General keyboard shortcuts

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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:

Article ID: 301583 - Last Review: Jul 12, 2013 - Revision: 1