Windows 8 Tips

Having a hard time with Windows 8? Here’s a bit that I’ve learned in my toying since the earlier days of the beta:

Tip 1: Getting to the Desktop
Right-Click the bottom-left-most corner of the screen to show a system menu. From that menu, select “Desktop”

Tip 2: Getting the Start Menu Back
The Metro UI can be extraordinarily confusing to some people. Microsoft decided that desktop PCs, tablets, laptops, and phones should share a common User Interface model, and this is the result. Don’t worry, though, there’s a free app for that.

Tip 3: Easily Accessing and Admin Priv Command Prompt
Right-click the far bottom-left corner of the screen and select “Command Prompt (Admin)”.