Too many Windows 8 apps to cycle to get to the Desktop? Try this simple tip

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Well, you probably have been using Windows 8 for a while now and you’ve installed many of the new Windows Store apps. But what is happening is that you are using more and more these apps to the point that it can become a bit frustrating to cycle through all of them to get to the Windows Desktop.

To make it easier to get to Desktop try using the good old Windows Key + D keyboard shortcut that no matter in which Windows 8 app you are on, you’ll always get to the desktop with one single move.


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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, 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 Email him at [email protected].