Windows 8 Shortcuts

Post date: Oct 30, 2012 5:56:11 PM

Windows logo key+X Brings up Control Panel, Computer Management, and other key tools

Windows logo key+spacebar Switch input language and keyboard layout

Windows logo key+O Locks device orientation

Windows logo key+Y Temporarily peeks at the desktop

Windows logo key+V Cycles through toasts

Windows logo key+Shift+V Cycles through toasts in reverse order

Windows logo key+Enter Launches Narrator

Windows logo key+PgUp Moves Metro style apps to the monitor on the left

Windows logo key+PgDown Moves Metro style apps to the monitor on the right

Windows logo key+Shift+. Moves the gutter to the left (snaps an application)

Windows logo key+. Moves the gutter to the right (snaps an application)

Windows logo key+C Opens Charms bar

Windows logo key+I Opens Settings charm

Windows logo key+K Opens Connect charm

Windows logo key+H Opens Share charm

Windows logo key+Q Opens Search pane

Windows logo key+W Opens Settings Search app

Windows logo key+F Opens File Search app

Windows logo key+Tab Cycles through Metro style apps

Windows logo key+Shift+Tab Cycles through Metro style apps in reverse order

Windows logo key+Ctrl+Tab Cycles through Metro style apps and snaps them as they are cycled

Windows logo key+Z Opens App Bar