Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by life, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. life

    life MDL Novice

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    Keyboard Button Effect on Windows
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    Windows key
    Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
    Windows key + C [FONT=&amp]Access the charms bar[/FONT]
    Windows key + I [FONT=&amp]Access the Settings charm[/FONT]
    Windows key + Tab Access the Modern Desktop Taskbar
    Windows key + H [FONT=&amp]Access the Share charm[/FONT]
    Windows key + K [FONT=&amp]Access the Devices charm[/FONT]
    Windows key + Q [FONT=&amp]Access the Apps Search screen[/FONT]
    Windows key + F Access the Files Search screen
    Windows key + W [FONT=&amp]Access the Settings Search screen[/FONT]
    Windows key + P [FONT=&amp]Access the Second Screen bar[/FONT]
    Windows key + Z Brings up the App Bar when you have a Modern Desktop App running
    Windows key + X [FONT=&amp]Access the Windows Tools Menu[/FONT]
    Windows key + 0 Lock screen orientation
    Windows key + . Move the screen split to the right
    Windows key + Shift + . Move the screen split to the left
    Windows key + V View all active Toasts/Notifications
    Windows key + Shift + V [FONT=&amp]View all active Toasts/Notifications in reverse order[/FONT]
    Windows key + PrtScn Takes a screenshot of the screen and automatically saves it in the Pictures folder as Screenshot
    Windows key + Enter Launch Narrator
    Windows key + E Open Computer
    Windows key + R Open the Run dialog box
    Windows key + U [FONT=&amp]Open Ease of Access Center[/FONT]
    Windows key + Ctrl + F Open Find Computers dialog box
    Windows key + Pause/Break Open the System page
    Windows key + 1..10 (1 to 10 number) Launch a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows key + Shift + 1..10 Launch a new instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows key + Ctrl + 1..10 Access the last active instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the [FONT=&amp]position indicated by the number[/FONT]
    Windows key + Alt + 1..10 Access the Jump List of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows key + B Select the first item in the Notification Area and then use the arrow keys to cycle through the items Press Enter to open the selected item
    Windows key + Ctrl + B Access the program that is displaying a message in the Notification Area
    Windows key + T [FONT=&amp]Cycle through the items on the Taskbar[/FONT]
    Windows key + M [FONT=&amp]Minimize all windows[/FONT]
    Windows key + Shift + M Restore all minimized windows
    Windows key + D [FONT=&amp]Show/Hide Desktop (minimize/restore all windows)[/FONT]
    Windows key + L [FONT=&amp]Lock computer[/FONT]
    Windows key + Up Arrow Maximize current window
    Windows key + Down Arrow Minimize/restore current window
    Windows key + Home Minimize all but the current window
    Windows key + Left Arrow Tile window on the left side of the screen
    Windows key + Right Arrow Tile window on the right side of the screen
    Windows key + Shift + Up Arrow [FONT=&amp]Extend current window from the top to the bottom of the screen[/FONT]
    Windows key + Shift + Left/Right Arrow Move the current window from one monitor to the next
    [FONT=&amp]Launch Windows Help and Support[/FONT]

    source : Google, some I know and some from many collected sites.....

    If you Guys Like mt Post than Reply to this thread, I'll Post more of Keyboard shortcuts, I know its not much helpful, but for those who Prefer to use keyboard instead of mouse...
    Thanks
     
  2. anarchist9027

    anarchist9027 MDL Expert

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    Most of these keys have been the same since Windows 7, Vista, and earlier. Excluding the Charms bar and a few more.
     
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    Shenj MDL Expert

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    #3 Shenj, Nov 19, 2012
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  4. life

    life MDL Novice

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    yeah ,agree
     
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    pisthai Imperfect Human

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