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I want to have a shortcut for next window in the open windows.
And I do know about Alt+Tab and that's not what I want.
Alt+Tab will cycle between 2 windows. Alt+Tab+Tab will cycle between 3 windows and so on. (I have explored on how Alt+tab functions and I don't think its of any use here.)

I simply want to get the next window in the window pile. I am open to all free third-party options.

Moreover, I also use Autohotkey. So, if there's any script for this feature, that would also work with me.

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I think Alt+Esc will fill your need. Pressing it once to switch to the next open windows, not between recently used windows

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Awesome! And here I was thinking I know all the keyboard shortcuts in Windows... Thanks.. – tumchaaditya Aug 18 '13 at 17:59
A small query here. Since I am on windows 8, Alt+Tab switches between both desktop and metro apps. But Alt+Esc switches only between desktop apps. Any solution? – tumchaaditya Aug 18 '13 at 18:16
win+tab switch between metro apps, but currently I'm not on windows 8 to check. Anyway in this case I think an Autohotkey solution is better – Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Aug 19 '13 at 1:51

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