Make Windows 8.1 searches faster

Did you know that you can speed up searches in Windows 8.1 by typing part of the name to launch an application? For example, you can type c p to access the Control Panel.

This works for a number of different applications in Windows 8.1. Here's a brief list of applications. But don't just use these, try it with any application in Windows 8.1 and it will help you speed up your searches.

w m d = Windows Media Player

wi d = Windows Defender

n c s = Network Connection Settings

c p = Control Panel

pc s = PC Settings

t o y = Turn Off Your PC

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