You just need to know which keys to press, in which order. If you really, truly want to close a Modern app in Windows 8. Changes include a total percent usage of your Processes, improved Performance graphs, and a Startup tab to see startup processes. However, on tablets larger than 8. It is similar to the Start button found on Windows 7. Visit for the Windows 10 update.
Right-click on a tile, choose 'Resize' from the menu at the bottom and there are four different options to pick from: Large, Wide, Medium and Small. If you can't see what you need immediately, start typing an application name to search for it. New features include a dedicated shutdown button, the ability to pin programs to the taskbar from an explorer windows and better Windows Search functionality. Text and icons may not be in proportion to one another. It also includes the App history tab as shown below to see the total resources an app has used. Next, click on Clean up system files, enable the Previous Windows Installation s option, and run a disk cleanup.
To stop this from happening, open Windows Store and access the Settings Charm menu — the charm must only be activated once in the Windows Store or else it will not display the required menus. Right-click on the desktop taskbar, choose Properties and then open up the Navigation tab -- tick the top option under the Start screen heading to boot to the desktop and return to it when there are no apps open. Hot Keys to Access Run Box I use the Run box a lot in Windows. Dock your apps Windows 8 let you dock two apps alongside each other, but Windows 8. You could name one group 'Work' and one 'Play', to be completely unoriginal and dull, for example. Running two apps side by side Any app can be pinned to the left or right side of the screen. Make Use of 3D Printing Support Windows 8.
Right-click on a blank area on the taskbar at the bottom of the screen and select Properties. Windows key + full stop + Arrow key: Moves app to the left or right of screen so you can view more than one app at a time. Shortcut Action Windows Key + S Open Search Charm to search Windows and Web Windows Key + Q Search within the opened app Windows Key + F Search files Windows Key + Z Get Commands and Context Menus within an app Windows Key +. Create a lock screen slideshow One of the neat new features in Windows 8. But there's a lot of good stuff you probably don't know about, from little-known commands to hidden menus.
And pictures, music, and video files now open with associated desktop apps like Windows Photo Viewer, Windows Media Player, etc. Tip 1: Get One-Click Access to File Explorer, Control Panel, and Other Useful Tools One of the best parts of Windows 8. Display the Charms Bar and then click Settings to display the Settings panel. And pictures, music, and video files would open in Windows Store modern apps. You can also give each tile group a unique name that appears above each group of tiles.
These are apps you might want to consider for deletion, to free up the most disk space. If you've installed Windows 8. We've poked around every part of Windows 8, uncovering many of its most important tips and tricks, so read our guide and you'll soon be equipped to get the most out of Microsoft's latest release. It's one folder that keeps all the control panels in one place. Customize Home Screen Tiles Besides resizing icons, you can also customize your home screen tiles on Windows 8.
I hope you learn a lot from this eBook, I hold nothing back and give you everything you need to know to be empowered and protected in this new digital age. Windows key + F: Opens up the Search box to help find files. Make access easier If there's an application you use all the time then you don't have to access it via the search system. You can configure repeating alarms, set up a countdown or run a stopwatch. And if you're using a tablet then it'll all be very straightforward: just swipe left or right to scroll the screen, and tap any tile of interest. In this latest addition to his popular Mr.
Pressing the same keys a third time makes it full screen. Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to start exploring the new Task Manager. Drag an app from the top down to the side of the screen to dock it. Bottom-left corner The bottom-left hot corner of the screen allows you to access the Start screen. Well, they're not supposed to.
To solve this problem, Windows 8. Tip Right-clicking in the left corner opens the. The two apps are now displayed side by side. You'll notice many of the Start screen apps have mini-modes that they can revert to. You can also obtain the standalone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Windows key + M: Minimises all windows and brings you back to the desktop. Tip 7: Display the Apps Screen Instead of the Start Screen You might not know this, but in Windows 8.