Windows 8 contains lots of new features as well as keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keys pressed together enabling you to perform tasks quicker than you would using a mouse.

Popular Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts include:

Open Windows Charms bar

Windows shortcut key + C

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Switch to Windows Start Screen or Desktop

Windows shortcut key

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Open a Start Menu like Task bar

Windows shortcut key + X

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Open the Apps bar

Windows shortcut key + Z

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Open the Windows Search Charm

Windows shortcut key + F

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Project to a Second Screen

Windows shortcut key + P

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Switch between Open Windows

Windows shortcut key + TAB

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Open Windows Apps Search Charm

Windows shortcut key + Q

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