I use a program called Power Toys which adds a lot of useful features to Windows, like keeping your computer awake.

The feature I use most is PowerToys Run which is like Spotlight search for Windows where you click Alt+Space and get a search bar.

At work, I occassionally access the server via Remote Desktop. Alt+Space is muscle memory at this point until I stopped and thought:

Wait, why does Alt+Space work even though I haven’t installed PowerToys?

Turns out that the server installed an application called Launchy, which probably inspired Microsoft to Sherlock the feature.

Like I said, PowerToys has a lot of great features which I’ll write about at some point.