Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts


Win + Spacebar : Switch the input language and keyboard layout

Win + C : Open the Charms

Win + D : Show the desktop

Win + E : open Windows Explorer

Win + F : Open the Search panel

Win + H : Open the Share charm

Win + I : Open the Settings charm

Win + K : Open the Connect charm

Win + L : Lock the computer

Win + O : Lock the screen rotation

Win + Q : Open the search pane

Win + R : Open run

Win + W : Opens the Settings search panel

Win + Z : open the app bar

Win + V / Win + Shift + V : Cycle through toasts

Win + Enter : Launch the narrator

Win + PgUp / PgDn: Cycle Metro interface to alternate monitors

Win + . / Win + Shift + . : Split left / right


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