Quick guide to creating Virtual Desktops in Windows 10

It's easier to use this new Windows feature than you might think.

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You may have heard a lot about Windows 10's virtual desktops feature, but have you actually used it? Here's how to get up to speed on it fast.

It's easier to do this than you might think. Press the Windows Key + Tab and a black bar appears across the bottom of your screen, with an "Add a desktop" text with a + button on it. Click the button to create a new desktop.

 On the bottom of your screen, you'll then see two desktops --- your original one, plus the one you created. You'll also see a black rectangle next to them with a + button on it. That's for creating one more virtual desktop. Click it to create another one. You can continue to create multiple desktops in this way.

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Click your new desktop and start using it. Run apps, customize it...use it any way you want. When you want to move to a new desktop there are several ways to do it. One is to press the Windows Key + Tab to see all of your virtual desktops, and then click the desktop to which you want to switch. You can also keep pressing the Windows Key + Tab to keep switching between desktops. If you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts, press the Windows Key + Ctrl + Left Arrow to move to the virtual desktop to the left, and Windows Key + Ctrl + Left Arrow to move to the virtual desktop to the right.

To close a desktop, press the Windows Key + Tab to show all of your virtual desktops, then click the X on it. If you're in a virtual desktop that you want to close, press the Windows Key + Ctrl + F4.

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You can even move a window inside one virtual desktop to another virtual desktop -- for example, move Internet Explorer from one virtual desktop to another. To do it, press the Windows Key + Tab to see all of your virtual desktops. Then, when still showing all of your virtual desktops, right click the window in one you want to move. From the menu that appears in the middle of it, select Move To, and then select the virtual desktop where you want the window moved.

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