Closing, minimizing, maximizing, or moving a window using a keyboard

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Closing a window

If you have a window open that you wish to close using the keyboard, press CTRL and F4 on the keyboard at the same time to close the current open program or window.

In addition to the above recommendation to closing a window, you can also press the ALT and the spacebar key at the same time, arrow down to the close option from the menu that opens in the top left portion of the window and press Enter.

Minimizing a window

To minimize a window in Microsoft Windows using the keyboard, press the ALT and the spacebar key at the same time, arrow down to the minimize option from the menu that opens in the top left portion of the window and press Enter.

Maximizing a window

To maximize a window in Microsoft Windows using the keyboard, press the ALT and the spacebar key at the same time, arrow down to the maximize option from the menu that opens in the top left portion of the window and press Enter.

Note: If the window is already maximized, this option will not be able to be selected.

Moving a window

Before you can move any window In Microsoft Windows it must not be maximized. To make the window appear in window mode, press ALT and the spacebar at the same time, move to the restore option, and press enter.

Once the window is not maximized you can move a window by pressing ALT and spacebar at the same time, move to the move option, press enter, and then move the window using your arrow keys on the keyboard.