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How to get back to the start menu of Windows 8

Statement description

How to get back to the start menu of Windows 8.

 

Affected configurations

ALL systems with Windows 8

 

Solution

In Windows 8, there are many ways to return to the start menu

1.Keyboard shortcut: The windows key is working in older units too.

2.Thumbnail in the left down side: If you hover the mouse in the left down side of the screen, a thumbnail of the start menu will appear. Just press on it.

3.Charms bar menu: if you hover the mouse in the right side of the screen, the Charms bar appears. In the middle you can find the start menu shortcut. Alternatively, the Charms menu appears if you press Windows key & C.

4.Open apps bar. If you swipe the left side of the screen, the menu with the open apps will appear. In the end of the list the start menu will appear. Also if you use a mouse, just move it in the upper left side and the list will appear.

5. Windows key in the tablet & hybrid units sends you directly to the star menu.