Windows 8 Essential HotKeys

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Windows 8 Essential HotKeys

Windows 8 HotKeys are extremely useful to jump to where you need to go on Microsofts newest operating system.  Here’s a condensed list of the more useful ones.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+ start typing to Search your PC.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+C to open the charms menu.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+D to activate desktop mode.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+E to open file explorer.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+F to open the Search charm for searching files.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+H to open the Share charm.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+J to switch the main application and the snapped application.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+K to open the Devices charm.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+L to lock the PC.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+O to lock the screen orientation (portrait or landscape).

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+P if you want to connect a second screen or projector.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+R to open the RUN command.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+Tab to cycle through open applications.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+Ctrl+Tab to toggle through and snap any open apps.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+PgUp to move the Start screen and apps to the left monitor.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+PgDown to move the Start screen and apps to the right monitor.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+Shift+period (.) to snap an app to the left.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+period (.) to snap an app to the right.

Windows logo key‌ hotkey - Windows 8 Essential HotKeys+X to bring up the Admin menu
(The same as right-clicking in the bottom left corner).

 

2017-02-09T13:48:04+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Windows 8|Comments Off on Windows 8 Essential HotKeys