Which of these keyboard shortcuts directly opens the Windows Task Manager?
Ctrl + Alt + T
Win + Alt + Delete
Ctrl + Shift + Escape
Correct Answer:Ctrl + Shift + Escape
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Ctrl + Shift + Escape is the Windows shortcut that directly opens the Task Manager with no additional input, although the more commonly recognized shortcut Ctrl + Alt + Delete also provides access to the Task Manager by presenting it on a menu alongside other options such as the ability to log off or shut down.
Other old but great Windows shortcuts:
Open the Run dialog box: Windows key + R
Minimize all windows: Windows key + M
Restore minimized windows on the desktop: Windows key + Shift + M
Maximize window: Windows key + Up arrow
Minimize window: Windows key + Down arrow
Zoom in or out using Magnifier: Windows key + Plus sign (+) / Minus sign (-)
Close the active window, or exit the active app: Alt + F4
Display properties for the selected item: Alt + Enter