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Windows 8 Keyboard Shotcuts [ Cheatsheet ]

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  1. cyclop

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    I just thought of posting this Windows 8 keyboard cheatsheet here to help users who have just upgraded to Windows 8. Hope you find this helpful.



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  2. shabbir

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    Windows Key + D Show Desktop
    Windows Key + C Open Charms Menu
    Windows Key + F Charms Menu – Search
    Windows Key + H Charms Menu – Share
    Windows Key + K Charms Menu – Devices
    Windows Key + I Charms Menu – Settings
    Windows Key + Q Search For Installed Apps
    Windows Key + W Search Settings
    Windows Key + Tab Cycle through open Modern UI Apps
    Windows Key + Shift + Tab Cycle through open Modern UI Apps in reverse order
    Windows Key + . Snaps app to the right (split screen multitasking)
    Windows Key + Shift + . Snaps app to the left (split screen multitasking)
    Windows Key + , Temporarily view desktop
    Alt + F4 Quit Modern UI Apps
    Windows Key + E Launch Windows Explorer Window
    Windows Key + L Lock PC and go to lock screen
    Windows Key + T Cycle through icons on taskbar (press Enter to launch app)
    Windows Key + X Show Advanced Windows Settings Menu
    Windows Key + E Launch Windows Explorer Window
    Windows Key + Page Down Moves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the right
    Windows Key + M Minimize all Windows
    Windows Key + Shift + M Restore all minimized Windows
    Windows Key + R Open Run dialog box
    Windows Key + Up Arrow Maximize current window
    Windows Key + Down Arrow Minimize current window
    Windows Key + Left Arrow Maximize current window to left side of the screen
    Windows Key + Right Arrow Maximize current window to right side of the screen
    Ctrl + Shift + Escape Open Task Manager
    Windows Key + Print Screen Takes a Print Screen and saves it to your Pictures folder
    Windows Key + Page Up Moves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the left
    Windows Key + Pause Break Display System Properties
    Shift + Delete Permanently delete files without sending it to Recycle Bin
    Windows Key + F1 Open Windows Help and Support
    Windows Key + V Cycle through notifications
    Windows Key + Shift + V Cycle through notifications in reverse order
    Windows Key + 0 to 9 Launch/show app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
    Windows Key + Shift + 0 to 9 Launch new instance of app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
    Alt + Enter Display Properties of selected item in File Explorer
    Alt + Up Arrow View upper level folder of current folder in File Explorer
    Alt + Right Arrow View next folder in File Explorer
    Alt + Left Arrow View previous folder in File Explorer
    Windows Key + P Choose secondary display modes
    Windows Key + U Open Ease of Access Center
    Alt + Print Screen Print Screen focused Window only
    Windows Key + Spacebar Switch input language and keyboard layout
    Windows Key + Shift + Spacebar Switch to previous input language and keyboard layout
    Windows Key + Enter Open Narrator
    Windows Key + + Zoom in using Magnifier
    Windows Key + – Zoom out using Magnifier
    Windows Key + Escape Exit Magnifier
     
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    Nice information post has been posted
     
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    Excellent information, Thanks for sharing it.
     

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