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Power User Tasks Menu - Open in Windows 8

  1. #11


    Posts : 17
    Windows 7 64bit SP1


    Ah , found some more information on my travels!

    Here is a handy 'cheat' sheet that details all the keyboard, mouse and touch shortcuts for Win 8 CP ... Windows 8 Cheat Sheet: Get Started Easily! - Dr. Doris Chen's Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

    According to this the Power Tasks Menu has no touch shortcut! No wonder I can't get it going!

    Of course we are still in beta so things like this are still being worked on ... this is a handy little chart though , worthy of a sticky possibly?

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  2. #12


    Posts : 20,275
    64-bit Windows 10 build 10159


    Well, that explains that then.

    Nice find though. Thank you for sharing it.
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  3. #13


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    64-bit Windows 10 build 10159


    Tutorial updated with steps 6 and 7 for how to open the WIN+X power users task menu on a touchscreen.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1


    Is there a way to create a shortcut or pin one to the start menu for Power User Tasks Menu instead of using windows key +X ?
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  5. #15


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    64-bit Windows 10 build 10159


    Hello Mrdreamers,

    If you like, you could just right click on the Start button to also open it.
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  6. #16


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Mrdreamers,

    If you like, you could just right click on the Start button to also open it.
    well i bought the startisback start button and now i do not have that option i only know to use the keyboard to do it and sometimes i forget when it comes to hotkeys so that why i was wondering if i can make a shortcut for it is it possible?
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