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Windows 8

Win+D : Show or Hide Desktop

Win+T : Open taskbar, when on the Windows 8.1 Start Screen. On the desktop, it selects the first app on the taskbar.

Alt+F4 : This will completely shut down a Windows Store app and bring you to the desktop. But if you are on the Desktop, it will still bring the old Shutdown dialog box.

Win+Tab : Switches between apps and the desktop

Alt+Tab : Switches between all apps, including desktop apps

Home key : When on the Start Screen or Desktop, pressing Home key takes you to the first or top left most Tile or Icon as the case may be.

End key : When on the Start Screen or Desktop, pressing End key will take you to the last or left-most Tile or Icon of the bottom-most row.

Escape key : When on the Start Screen, pressing Esc key takes you to the Desktop. It doesn’t work the other way around.

Win+.+Right Arrow or Win+.+Left Arrow : Place up to four apps side by side.

Win+Down arrow : Closes Windows Store app and makes it run in the background.

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