Windows 10 tips and tricks #windows10 #ITPRO #Assist #keyboard #tricks

Now days I hardly see Windows 7 or older in the wild anymore. It’s all Windows 10 but in that I see all builds around from 1511 to the latest build. And I must say a lot is changed and it is almost hard to keep up with all the new stuff. If you are part of the Windows insiders you can already test the next version or update. this time it is just a short blog post about some handy windows 10 tricks and tips

The current Windows 10 versions can be found here

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Me personally I’m a mouse fan or command line I hardly use the Windows key +   guess my left hand is to lazy but once you use the Windows key + X  or R  P L it is super handy.  and yes the most used short cut is probably ctrl+a ,ctrl+c ,ctrl+v

But did you know there is a big list there is a key for almost everything Cool

Take a look at this site for your shortcut

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows

and if you need help you can always ask someone you know did you know there is a quick assist option in Windows 10

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Quick assist is a simple tool to view the screen and help the other and view the issue they have

 

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So how to start with this in the windows menu type quick or assist you will see the app.

windows quick assist

When opening there are two options give or receive support.

 

windows quick assist

So contact the person that will help you and he need to open quick assist and  open  assist another person

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The assiter need to login with a microsoft passport.

The number is for the receiver.

windows quick assistwindows quick assist

 

On the helper sider there is a question view or full access ?

windows quick assist When approved the show can start windows quick assist

 

below an overview on helper and receiver.

windows quick assist

Closing the quick assist program will disconnect the session or press stop.

Quick tool no install needed and super handy  and the above steps are just showing the connection but if you have a high secure desktop you might need some extra settings.

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Smit is Senior Technical Evangelist and is a current Microsoft MVP in Clustering as of 2009. Robert has over 20 years experience in IT with experience in the educational, health-care and finance industries. Robert’s past IT experience in the trenches of IT gives him the knowledge and insight that allows him to communicate effectively with IT professionals who are trying to address real concerns around business continuity, disaster recovery and regulatory compliance issues. Robert holds the following certifications: MCT - Microsoft Certified Trainer, MCTS - Windows Server Virtualization, MCSE, MCSA and MCPS. He is an active participant in the Microsoft newsgroup community and is currently focused on Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, SQL Server, Azure and all things related to Cloud Computing and Infrastructure Optimalization. Follow Robert on Twitter @ClusterMVP Or follow his blog https://robertsmit.wordpress.com Linkedin Profile Http://nl.linkedin.com/in/robertsmit Robert is also capable of transferring his knowledge to others which is a rare feature in the field of IT. He makes a point of not only solving issues but also of giving on the job training of his colleagues. A customer says " Robert has been a big influence on our technical staff and I have to come to know him as a brilliant specialist concerning Microsoft Products. He was Capable with his in-depth knowledge of Microsoft products to troubleshoot problems and develop our infrastructure to a higher level. I would certainly hire him again in the future. " Details of the Recommendation: "I have been coordinating with Robert implementing a very complex system. Although he was primarily a Microsoft infrastructure specialist; he was able to understand and debug .Net based complext Windows applications and websites. His input to improve performance of applications proved very helpful for the success of our project

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