We have already covered keyboard shortcuts available in Windows 7, WordPad, Paint and other programs. Many Windows users like to use Keyboard shortcut keys as they significantly improve productivity at work.

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If you are a mouse addict and want to use keyboard shortcuts instead, here is a great tool that enables you view all active keyboard shortcuts available in Windows 7 easily. Although this program doesn’t allow you create new keyboard shortcuts from the empty keys, you can always create shortcut to launch a program or launch a folder.

ActiveHotkeys is a small program for Windows 7 and Vista that allows you view all the active keyboard shortcuts instantly. You can view the shortcuts with Alt, Ctrl, Windows, Shift keys. This helps you know which hotkeys are in use, and which are still available.

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This utility comes in handy when you want to create a new hotkey as you can instantly view which keys are still available for use.

If you are looking for a way to view all empty hotkeys in Windows to create new hotkeys and then to speed up your productivity, this is the best program you should go for. Finally, ActiveHotkeys is a standalone program, which requires no installation.

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