Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Windows 8 and bits I've learnt so far.

Stuff I've learnt so far.

Office 2010 Plus install would not install off the ISO with the built in "mount iso" option as it kept looking for the Powerpoint installer, even when I only selected install Outlook 2010.
So I mounted the ISO on another machine and installed from there - odd.

Setting an item from a "tile" to a shortcut, hit the windows key, right click on the tile and select the option you want;
Some shortcut keys and what they do;
Win + D Show Desktop.
Win + E Open Windows Explorer.
Win + I Open Settings Charm (plus Control Panel, Personalization, PC Info, and Desktop Help).
Win + X Open Desktop quick menu (it’s like a mini Start Menu!)
Win + R Open Run Dialog.
Win + T Cycle through Desktop apps on the Taskbar
Alt + Tab   Open next App (rotates through Apps, Desktop apps each have one place in rotation).
(release Tab,repeat)
Alt + 1 to 9 Open the pinned Taskbar application

Some mouse actions and what they do;

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