Here's how you can quickly access power user features in Windows 8 with keyboard shortcuts. 1. Press Windows Key + X to pull up the menu. 2. Here's a list of options: Programs and Features Power Options Event Viewer System Device Manager Disk Management Computer Management Command Prompt Command Prompt Admin Task Manager Control Panel File Explorer Search Run Desktop 3. You can also use the Windows Key + X command and the letter of each option to skip the menu. For example, you can use this command to skip right to Device Manager: Windows Key+ M
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