Windows 8 doesn't have nearly as many visible things to aid your navigation as previous versions of Windows do, so there's a learning curve. Fortunately, the things you use often are easily learned and most of the rest can be easily searched for and found. If you find a way to do something but it feels really awkward, it's probably because you haven't found the optimal way of doing it. In Windows there are always dozens of ways of doing anything. In Windows 8, there is an easy way to do almost anything, but it may not be obvious. Here are some helpful hints to get you started.

How to Use Gestures (no Touchscreen)

Keyboard Shortcuts

Many tasks are better done with keystrokes than mousing around. Try these. You'll like 'em.

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