Some shortcuts for Windows XP users!!
Press
'Windows key' + R and type the following (without qoutes) :

"winword" to open Word.
"powerpnt" to open Powerpoint.
"excel" to open Excel "mspaint" to open Paint.
"notepad" to open Notepad.
"wmplayer" to open Windows Media Player.
"wordpad" to open Wordpad.
"sndrec32" to open Sound Recorder.
"iexplore" to open Internet Explorer.
"firefox" to open Firefox.
"msconfig" to control startup.
"services.msc" to manage the Services.