Launch taskbar pinned program quickly

person Jason Huangfolder_openHOW-TO, Windowslocal_offer, , , access_time May 18, 2015

You normally put your most favorite progams by pinning the icons onto the Windows 7 taskbar. You can quickly launch this programs by using the Windows key + <Number> combo keystroke.

For example, press Windows + 1 will launch your first program in the taskbar, Windows + 2 will launch your second program that is in the taskbar.


In the example below, #1 program is Internet Explorer, #2 is the outlook, #3 is Opera browser, #4 is Chrome browse. If I press the keys Windows + 3, then Opera browser will be launched.



  1. Kate Dvorka

    wonderful! shortcut to know. Windows seem a lot more friendlier nowadays.

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