Re: Windows Key + Up Arrow Maximizes Window

Ann Parsons

Hi all,

You still can do that. In Windows there are usually at least two ways to do anything.

Ann P.

Original message:

If I press Alt plus Spacebar, it says Context menu. I used
to be able to maximize a window with those key strokes by
pressing Alt+Spacebar+X.
-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Vicki W
Sent: Saturday, July 3, 2021 3:15 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Windows Key + Up Arrow Maximizes
Now this is interesting because it does nothing for my
screen at all. F11 changes it in the browser, but it doesn't
change it in the way it should. If I press alt space bar and
check to see if it's maximized, it tells me that it is, but
it isn't really.
This is a laptop, so I'm wondering if there isn't a setting
in displays that is getting in the way and needs to be

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike B <>
To: TechTalk <>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2021 10:04 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] Windows Key + Up Arrow Maximizes

3 stars for the maximize keyboard command.
Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts
Products this article applies to region
Windows 10
Products this article applies to region end
Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys
that provide an alternate way to do something you'd
typically do with a mouse.
Here are several common keyboard shortcuts:
list of 8 items
. Copy: Ctrl + C
. Cut: Ctrl + X
. Paste: Ctrl + V
***. Maximize Window: F11 or Windows logo key + Up
. Task View: Windows logo key + Tab
. Switch between open apps: Windows logo key + D
. Shutdown options: Windows logo key + X
. Lock your PC: Windows logo key + L
list end

Stay safe & take care. Mike.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to
say: "Close Enough!"

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