To a create keyboard shortcut:
- Create an application shortcut to the application or folder that you want to assign the keyboard shortcut.
- Right-click the application shortcut, and select Properties.
- In the Shortcut tab, click in the 'Shortcut key' field, then type the keyboard shortcut you want to create. For example: CTRL+ALT+P, for Microsoft Paint.
- Press the OK button when done.
Note: All keyboard shortcuts have to start with CTRL+ALT+(some letter or number), you can't assign just CTRL or ALT keys by themselves.