04 January 2013

Most interesting Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts


WIN                           -> switch between Modern Desktop Start screen (Metro) and the last accessed application
WIN + C                    -> Charms bar
WIN + Q                    -> App Search screen
WIN + F                     -> File Search screen
WIN + W                   -> Settings Search screen
WIN + X                    -> Windows Tools Menu (Admin Menu)
WIN + PrtScn           -> Takes a screenshot and saves it in the Pictures folder
WIN + E                    -> Windows Explorer
WIN + R                    -> Run dialog box
WIN + D                    -> Show/Hide all windows
WIN + L                    -> Lock computer
WIN + UpArrow        -> Maximize current window
WIN + DownArrow   -> Minimize current window
WIN + TAB                -> Cycle through open apps in Modern Desktop (Metro)
ALT + TAB                -> Cycle through open apps
Shift + Delete           -> Permanently delete the item (without sending it to the Recycle Bin)
PrtScn                      -> Takes a screenshot of the screen and place it in the clipboard

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