Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

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Who R Using Win 8 ??
Some Keyboard Shortcuts 4 them.

Windows key – brings up the Metro start screen on the go. By using this you just start typing to search for an app, just like the Win7 start menu.

Win + D – brings up the old Windows desktop back again.

Win + C – brings up the Charms menu, where you can search, share, and change settings.

Win + I – opens the Settings panel, where you can change settings for the current app, change volume, wireless networks, shut down, or adjust the brightness.

Win + Z – opens the App Bar for the current Metro application.

Win + H – opens the Metro Share panel.

Win + Q – brings up the Metro App Search screen.

Win + W – brings up the Metro Settings search screen.

Win + F – brings up the Metro File search screen.

Win + K – opens the Devices panel (for connecting to a projector or some other device)

Win + , (comma) – Aero Peek at the desktop.

Win + . (period) – Snaps the current Metro application to one side of the screen. (Right side)

Win + Shift + . (period) – Snaps the current Metro application to the other side of the screen. (Left side)

Win + J – switches focus between snapped Metro applications.

Win + Page Up / Down – moves the current app to the other monitor.

Win + Tab – opens the Metro application switcher menu, switches between applications.

You might notice that we didn’t show screenshots of how all these shortcut keys work, and there’s a reason for that: you need to test them out for yourself to really learn how they work.

Win+X – It lunch kind of start menu, very useful.

Windows Key + Print Screen: It saves a screenshot into your Pictures folder. It’s quite handy.

If there’s any other shortcut keys that are not listed here and are new to Windows 8 and we haven’t featured them here, then be sure to let us know in the comments.

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