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Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Can't remember those stupid keyboard commands? Yeah, yeah, we can all remember cut and copy and paste... but how about the ones you only use once in a blue moon, like minimizing a single window? Below is a list of more-or-less standard Windows keyboard shortcuts. Oh, and for those of you still using that old antique Mac, we've also got a list of Macintosh Finder shortcuts for Apple fans.

F1: Help
F5: Refresh
CTRL + ESC: Open the Start menu
DELETE + SHIFT: Delete files without moving them to the Recycle Bin.
CTRL + N: New
CTRL + O: Open
CTRL + P: Print
CTRL + S: Save
CTRL + X: Cut
CTRL + C: Copy
CTRL + INSERT: Copy
CTRL + V: Paste
SHIFT + INSERT: Paste
ALT + BACKSPACE: Undo
CTRL + Z: Undo
ALT + SHIFT + BACKSPACE: Redo
ALT + SPACEBAR + N: Minimizes the frontmost application
Windows key: Open the Start menu
Windows key + D: Toggle "show desktop" on and off
Windows key + M: Minimizes all open windows
Windows key + E: Open Windows Explorer
Windows key + F: Open the Find dialog
Windows key + R: Open the Run dialog box
Windows key + BREAK: Open the System Properties dialog
Windows key + CTRL + F: Open the Find Computer dialog
SHIFT + Windows key + M: Expand previously opened windows
SHIFT + F10: Opens the shortcut menu for the selected item
SHIFT: Hold down the SHIFT key while inserting a CD to bypass the AutoPlay