Move a Window using the Keyboard

On a Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer:

  1. Hold down ‘Alt’ + ‘Tab’ (A window selection pop-up should appear on the primary display)
  2. While continuing to hold ‘Alt’, release ‘Tab’
  3. Tap ‘Tab’ multiple times to cycle through to the window you wish to move
  4. Release ‘Alt’ (The window will now be selected as if you had clicked on the title bar)
  5. Press ‘Alt’ + ‘Space’ (This opens the window’s ‘Window’ menu)
  6. Press ‘M’ (This selects the ‘Move’ command, turning the cursor into a cross with arrows)
  7. Use the keyboard’s arrow keys to move the window back onto the primary display
  8. Press ‘Enter’ site, logo and original content Copyright © David Kirkpatrick 2008 - 2024.
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