There are many times when I want to save a part of my computer screen, whether it be an error message or something I found online that I need to save for later. The main way I had done this in the past was to tap the print screen button (prt sc) on the keyboard. This sometimes has to be fn and another key depending on the keyboard. And that way still works, but if you only want to save a smaller part of your screen, you would need to take the screen capture, paste into a document of some kind and then crop it. Continue reading

Sometimes when navigating windows, there is an easier way to get tasks accomplished. The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts. (Found in Windows 8 Basics pamphlet)

Windows Key:   Return to the Start screen from an open app or the Windows desktop or press again to return to the previous screen.
Windows Key + F1: Open online help.
Windows Key + C: Display the charms.
Windows Key + D: Display the Windows desktop (second time to hide)
Windows Key + E: Open Computer (Windows explorer) Continue reading