Windows 8: THE power user’s hotkey

In Windows 8 there are a lot of new keyboard hotkeys to help navigate. In my opinion the one that is going to be THE poweruser hotkey is…   WIN+X This brings up the following menu:   The underlined letter of each entry allows you to follow WIN+X with f – for programs and features…

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Windows 8: Shell commands (getting to “Special Folders”)

Via HKLM>Software>Microsoft>Windows>CurrentVersion>Explorer>FolderDescriptions In a previous post I showed how to use the Shell:<location> style syntax to get to a Windows “Special Folder”. I wanted to share the full list and highlight the new ones for Windows 8. These can be used in the run dialog or the Start screen’s search dialog to quickly get to…