Windows 8 How To Series – Creating a Shortcut

This is the fourth video in our new series on Windows 8.

Windows 8 has made creating a shortcut to an application more difficult. It now involves switching between the Metro and Desktop views.

This video demonstrates how to use a hotkey combination to locate an application. Then you will learn how to pin a shortcut to the task bar or place one on the desktop.

Here is Video Number 4:

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About Dick Buchanan

I started working with computers some 25 years ago when my wife, Carol, and I purchased our first PC which was a Kaypro IV CP/M machine. This lead to studying computer science at Seattle Pacific University and becoming a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). During this time I have worked for The Boeing Company, IBM Global Services, and Microsoft. I currently own and operate a local computing services company called Byte Savvy located in Kalispell, MT
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