Useful Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts - Windows Metro screen

Are you using Windows 8 or Windows 8.1? Odds are if you aren’t yet, you will be soon. Microsoft recently announced that they have sold more than 200 million Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 licenses since the new operating system was released in October 2012. That means that the next time your company needs to purchase a new PC, you can expect your new system will have Microsoft’s latest offering running under the hood.

The biggest difference between Windows 8 and earlier Windows versions is an emphasis on the operating system’s ease of use with a touchscreen. Microsoft created a brand new layout and a host of noticeable changes to the interface. However, with over 100 keyboard shortcuts programmed in, it’s still easy to navigate Windows 8 quickly and efficiently with a keyboard and mouse. Here are 10 useful Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts to get you started so your office doesn’t miss a beat. [Read more…]