The comprehensive list of shortcuts for Windows 8 [Essential]

Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8

Even though Microsoft brings a whole new user interface (Metro) in Windows 8 and more optimized for touch-enabled devices, the keyboard and mouse still the most common way to get around the operating system. And many people will agree that shortcuts complement the everyday navigation and they can make you more productive. With that in mind, this time around the giant software has incorporated many new keyboard shortcuts to make Windows 8 easier to navigate and more productive.

Here is the comprehensive list of all the keyboard shortcuts you ever are going to need in Windows 8.

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If you think that these are too many hotkeys to learn, you should also check our previous article that compiles the most important shortcuts for Windows 8 that you’re going to be using on a daily basis.

Which is your favorite shortcut in Windows 8? Be the first and tell us in the comments below.

Source Windows Team Blog

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.