Windows 8 Essential Shortcuts

There are plenty of shortcuts to navigate thru Windows 8 quickly and efficiently ,Here are a few shortcuts that are absolute gems while using Windows 8 .

  • Windows key  -- Switches between Start screen and Desktop .

 

  • Windows key + D -- opens the Windows Desktop (Minimizes al active windows).

 

  • Windows key + .  -- pins or unpins Windows apps on the side of the screen.

 

  • Windows key + X  -- opens the power user menu (e.g. Device Manager and Command Prompt).

 

  • Windows key + C  -- opens the Charms.

 

  • Windows key + I  -- opens the Settings menu in Charms bar.

 

  • Windows key + Tab  -- shows apps tha are open.

 

  • Windows key + Print screen  -- takes a screen shot, and automatically saves it in your "Pictures" folder.

 

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