To create shortcuts of running a certain program, look for its shortcut on the desktop or in the start menu.
If a program shortcut is missing, navigate to the directory of its location. Typically, programs are installed on the local C drive in the Program Files folder.
In the open directory locate the main executable file of the program (with the extension ".exe") and click the right mouse button one time. In the context menu, hover the mouse cursor on the line "Send" and in the list select "desktop (create shortcut)".
Right-click on the shortcut, run the program and select the line "Properties". Opens a dialog box containing information about the program and basic settings of the shortcut.
In the opened window, activate the tab "Shortcut". In the third block of the configuration window click on the word "No" opposite to "Quick call" to move the text cursor.
Click the alphabetic or numeric key on the keyboard that you want to add to the combination "Ctrl + Alt" for quick access to the program. After selecting the desired shortcut, click "Apply" and then "OK".
Press the key combination "Ctrl + Alt + X" (where "X" is the previously selected letter or number) and make sure that the program runs normally.
For controlling various operating system functions through hot keys open the Windows Explorer window.Open the advanced menu by pressing "Alt" on the keyboard. This menu includes basic operations on files and folders, manage connections, settings, properties window, etc.
Text strings of the names of the menu items contain underlined characters that are used for quick access. Press the underlined letter or digit to access a particular menu item and run an action.
Access the hot keys by pressing the Alt there is also many programs, such as Paint, Calculator, components, software package Microsoft Office different versions, etc.
In all versions of the Windows operating system there are standard keyboard shortcuts that provide quick access to frequently used options. For example, the combination "Ctrl + C" copies the selected file, the text element of a document to the clipboard, and the combination "Ctrl + V" pastes copied into the open folder or the selected part of the document. Full list of hot keys used in Windows by default, you can view the help file for your operating system.