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To delete one word at a time: Press Ctrl + Backspace.

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To open all web pages of a bookmark folder: Middle click on the folder.

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Only screenshot the part of the screen you want. For Mac: Command, plus Shift, plus 4 brings up the tool. Then you just drag the area you want.

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To fit more bookmarks: Remove all text. Only the favicon is visible now.

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Easily repeat your last command in Excel. If you press the F4 button in Excel, it repeats the last command.

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Lock your computer in seconds. On a Mac click Command, plus Option, plus Eject. Or Power if your computer does not have an optical drive.

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To take a screenshot of the active window only: Press Alt + Print Screen. Bye Snipping Tool.

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To scroll horizontally: Press Shift + Scroll.

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YouTube: Hitting the J key will cause you to go backward 10 seconds, while hitting the L key will make you go forward 10 seconds.

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To freeze Task Manager: Hold Ctrl key. Useful for inspecting specific processes.

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To remove specific suggestion: Select the suggestion, then press Shift + Delete. Go and delete your how to shave my embarrassing searches now.

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To open Chrome built-in task manager: Press Shift + Esc. Extremely useful when Chrome freezes.

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If you want to get back a tab you closed, just press Control or Command on Mac, plus Shift, plus T, and it will magically reappear.

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To rename a file: Press F2. Works for multiple file too, which will append (1), (2), etc. at the end.

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You can undo send your mail in Gmail. Turn it on now just in case!

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Lock your computer in seconds. On a Windows machine, hit Windows, plus L to lock your computer. This can be fun for pranks.

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If you click the middle button on your mouse, you will open the link in a new browser tab. And if you middle-click an open tab, it will close it.

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To minimize every open windows except yours: Shake your active window. Do the same to maximize all windows. You sneaky Microsoft.

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Pause YouTube with one click, or skip backward and forward 10 seconds. If you press K, this will play or pause the video every time.

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To open Task Manager directly with one hand: Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc.