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How To Pull Up A Start Menu (Almost) In Windows 8

A super quick tip for those frustrated by the lack of a Start Menu in Windows 8. There is a way to pull-up an almost-Start Menu by hitting a couple of keys.

Hit the Windows Key and the letter X on your keyboard. Below is what the Windows Key looks like:

A window will pop up in the lower left-hand side of your Metro/Modern Start Screen.

In that Window you will find a menu listing Desktop, Control Panel, File Explorer, Task Manager, Programs and more.

This may help ease some of the navigation issues with Windows 8.

~ Cynthia