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New shortcut keys in Windows 7

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— Cory

I was happy to learn that Windows 7 has some new shortcut keys that let you control certain aspects of window management right out of the box.  They're pretty easy to remember too:

If you have multiple screen setup (i.e. dual monitors), these will be helpful:

And, similar to the OS X zoom effect, you can zoom in and out using Win + + and Win + -  respectively. For reference, here are some of the other useful Windows key shortcuts that have been around in earlier version of Windows:

If there are other useful Windows shortcuts that you find useful, post them in the comments.