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Windows 8 with its new interface has many new keyboard shortcuts in addition to those you are used to in Windows 7 and earlier. Now Windows 8 CP also has its Mouse & Touch Gestures equivalents. And it is very important that every user knows these key combinations in order to use them effectively.
There are many people who claim the start button with the start menu. Often, when I started using Windows 8, I accidentally moved the cursor to the lower left corner of the start button out of habit. So, the first time you work with Windows 8, you will try to understand how to access this special feature.
Once you start, you will notice that the home screen is much better, but you will need to know several shortcuts. I’m sure you’ll appreciate this new interface when you get started.
I came across a shortcut guide from Mr. Derick Campbell, Director of Engineering for Microsoft Research Connections, who wrote a Windows 8 – Ultimate Shortcuts Guide after using Windows 8 CP a lot, experienced and tested.
A very nice guide that highlights many Windows 8 shortcuts and their mouse and touch equivalents.
This manual is a must for anyone just getting started with Windows 8 ! You can also try this list of Windows 8 shortcuts.
You can also read our Windows 8 Getting Started Guide on a laptop and tablet.