Windows 8 Shortcuts

Those who are struggling to get in grips with Windows 8 on a non-touchscreen computer / laptop here are some handy shortcuts to navigate through the user interface…

 

Key Brings up the start menu, start typing the app name to show available apps
+ C Key Opens the Charm bar from the right hand side of the screen, with the Search, Share, Devices and settings options
+ D Key Displays or Hides the Desktop
+ E Key Opens My Computer
+ F Key Opens the Charm Bar to search for files
+ PrintScreen Key Captures the current screen and saves it in the pictures folder

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