Windows 8 tips & tricks


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Windows 8 tips & tricks

  1. 1. Windows 8 Tips & Tricks: How To Getting Started
  2. 2. Windows 8 Tips & Tricks: How To Getting Started <ul><li>In essence, Windows 8 is very different from previous versions. So, if you install Windows Developer Preview 8 despite of the virtual machine, do not be afraid that 'get lost'. Because here are some tips and tricks for the beginner. Let's get it start. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lock Screen <ul><li>Starting Windows 8 and you will see the lock screen that appears whenever the system boot, resume, or if you do not need to log-on. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Metro home screen Once inside the home screen, you will meet with Metro start a new screen, complete with a collection of application icons
  5. 5. Simplified Start Menu Metro has its own start menu that contains a simple option: Settings, Devices, Share, and Search.
  6. 6. Run Anything <ul><li>To run the application, just press the Windows key and start typing the name of the application. Search Window will appear (it can be shown also by pressing Win + F) and click once to start running the application. Alternatively, press-hold the Windows key and press R to display the old Run box, enter the name of the application (eg notepad.exe), and began to run the application. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Task Switching <ul><li>Metro was not equipped with a screen taskbar, so you will be confused to see what applications are being run. To see it just press Alt + Tab. Pressing Win + Tab will let you move from one application to the next. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Task Switching
  9. 9. Closing Time <ul><li>If you want to make the system clean, you must close any applications that are run manually. Press Ctrl + Alt + Esc to run Task Manager, right click on the intended application, and choose End Task. </li></ul>
  10. 10.    Log in Automatically   <ul><li>If you do not want logging in manually, simply press the Windows key, press R, type netplwiz and press Enter to launch the User Accounts Dialog. </li></ul>
  11. 11. LOG ON
  12. 12.    Windows 8 Key Shortcuts   <ul><li>Win + C: show &quot;Charms&quot;: Settings, Devices, Share, and Search Options Win + D: Display the desktop Win + E: Explorer displays Win + F: displays the Search Win + I: show Settings Win + L: lock the PC Win + P: switch the display into two or projector secreen Win + R: Run box displays Win + U: open the Ease of Access Centre Win + W: to find the system settings (example: type the POWER to view links to all related with power) Win + Z: right-click menu displays such as in full-screen mode app Metro Win + +: zoom in Win + -: zoom out Win + Tab: move between applications running </li></ul>
  13. 13. DESKTOP <ul><li>Now press-hold the Windows key, press 1, and you will see the desktop plus Media Player. You can do it for the Windows key and the number 2 to create a shortcut to other programs. 8 no longer have the Windows Start menu. That means you can no longer see the non-Metro programs in the system. </li></ul>
  14. 14. APPS IN WINDOWS 8
  15. 15. 6. Restore Start Menu   <ul><li>  If you've explored the Metro, worn out, you can restore it to look old. </li></ul>
  16. 16. START MENU
  18. 18. Spell Check   <ul><li>Metro apps has a spell-checker in accordance with user relevance. Appearance and its performance is similar to Microsoft Office. Mistakes are made will highlighted with a red line. </li></ul>
  19. 19. If you want to display the old IE, open the desktop and launch IE or you can also hold down the Windows key and press 1