Windows 8 shortcut Keys

Windows 8 has a great touch screen interface, that give users a refreshed experience. But if in the laptop or desktop computer, they have not touch screen, we have to finish the operations through mouse key or keyboards. And the Windows 8 shortcut keys play an important role. What are the Windows 8 shortcut keys? Below this article will show you all of the Windows 8 shortcut keys. You do not need to remember all of the shortcut keys, you just need to remember the several frequently-used shortcut keys.

The two frequently-used shortcut keys:

Win + I, Open Settings

Win + X, Open Desktop Start Menu

If you do not remember the shortcut keys, you can search for it on the tables below:

Metro Charm Shortcuts:

Keyboard        Shortcut Result                 Mouse 

Win +C          Open Charms                   Hover Top right corner then move down

Win + F          Open Search Charm on Files       Hover top right corner|Search|Files

Win + W         Open Search Charm on Settings     Hover top right corner|Search|Settings

Win + Q          Open Search Charm on Active App  Hover top right corner|Search

Win + H          Open Share Charm               Hover top right corner|Share

Win + I           Open Settings Charm             Hover top right corner|Settings

Win + K          Open Devices Charm              Hover top right corner|Devices

Desktop Shortcuts: 

Keyboard         Shortcut Result                  Mouse

Win +D           Show Desktop                   Click Desktop tile

Win + E           Open Windows Explorer           Click Explorer tile

Win + I            Open Settings Charm             Hover top right corner|Settings

Win + X            Open Desktop Start Menu         Hover bottom left corner|right-click

Win + R           Open Run Dialog               Hover bottom left corner|right-click Run

Win + T           Cycle through Desktop apps on the    Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Taskbar                         Hover across Taskbar|click

Alt+Tab            Open next App                   Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Hover across Taskbar|click

Alt + 1 to 9        Open the pinned Taskbar application  Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Hover across Taskbar|click

Other Shortcuts

Key board         Shortcut Resut                    Mouse

Win + L           Lock Computer                    Start page|[User]|Lock

Win + P           Second screen options         Hover top right corner then move

Down|Devices|Second screen

Win + ,           Desktop peek

Win + O          Lock screen rotation

Win + V          Cycle through toasts

Win +Shift +V      Cycle through toasts in reverse

Win + U             Ease Access Center

Win + Enter          Launch Narrator

Win + =             Magnifier, Zoom In

Win + –              When Magnifier, Zoom out

Internet Explorer Shortcuts:

Ctrl + Tab             Cycle through open Tabs

Ctrl + Shift +p          Open an Inprivate Tab

Ctrl + T               Open a new Tab

Ctrl + F4              Close the active Tab

Tab                  Move forward through items on a Web page

Shift + Tap             Move backwards

Enter                 Active the select item

Ctrl + P                Print page

Ctrl + L                 Open Address bar

Backspace              Go back to previous Web page

Shift + Backspace        Go forward to previous Web page

Password Protect Email Outlook

The security of email is more and more important in nowadays with the widely used of net work. How to protect email outlook with the password? And how to prevent the email password from hacker? This article will discuss the methods with you!

Method 1: Encrypt personal file to protect email password

The sent and received Email are stored in a file that we can create password to protect it. How to set a password on the Email file? Below will show you the detail steps:

(1) Open the Outlook, find Personal file, right-click on Personal file, and then select Personal file properties.

(2) Click on Advanced, click on Change Email password, and then on the password text box type in the old password, new password, and the confirm password.

 

Method 2: Use the Email filtering rules

If you receive thousands of emails every day, then it is hard for you to find the email you want, that will waste you a lot of time. And what is worse, sometimes, you will get the rubbish email which may bring you virus.

How to create a filter on Outlook Email:

Step 1: Get into Outlook 2000, on the Tools bar select Rules wizard, on the right panel click on New to add the email filter rules.

Step 2: Select the rule: Check the email when it arrives.

Step 3: Click on “Protect email password Next”, and then select the requirement: “My name is not on the receiver box”, and then click on Next.

Step 4: Select how to deal with the rubbish email, you can select move to a file, and then if you want to read it next time, you can recover it. If you select delete it forever, then you can’t find it forever.

 

Method 3: Backup your email password information to prevent email password from hacking

How to backup the email information:

Step 1: Copy all of the email file to E: mymail.

Step 2: On the Outlook Express, click on Tools, and then select Options.

Step 3: Click on Maintenance, click on stored file.

Step 4: Click on Change, select the E: mymail for the stored file, and then click on Yes.

 

 

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How to Delete Saved Passwords in Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9

It is very easy and simple to delete saved passwords from the Internet Explorer, no matter in IE 6, 7, 8, 9, it just takes a few steps.

The steps to delete Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 9 saved passwords are similar, so here will just take Internet Explorer 7 for example:

Internet Explorer 7:

1. Open the Internet Explorer 7.

2. Click on Tools in the menu bar, and then select the Internet Options.

Open Internet Options

3. On the Internet Options, select General, and then click on Delete…

Click Delete button

4. On the Internet Browsing History windows, click on Delete passwords…

Delete saved passwords in ie

5. If you get the message “Are you sure you want to delete all previously saved passwords?”, click on Yes.

Tips:

If you don’t want to save all of the passwords on the internet explorer automatically, you can set it as bellow:

  • On the Internet Explorer Options, select content, and then click on Settings.

Click on Settings

  • On the AutoComplete Settings, uncheck the checkbox “User names and passwords on forms”, and then click on Ok.

uncheck the checkbox

How to change my Wi-Fi password simply

With the widely spread used of mobile devices, the requirement of Wi-Fi network is increase day by day. And your Wi-Fi password is easier to broken with the improvement of Wi-Fi password cracker. If you think your Wi-Fi password has been finally hacked by your neighborhood, it is time to change/reset your wireless network’s password.

Follow this article will show you how to change Wi-Fi password efficiently:

Tools prepare:

  •  Wireless router
  • Network cable
  •  Windows 7

Computer parameter settings:

(1) Use the network cable to connect the computer network export with one of the router’s WAL interface.

(2) Double click on the Local Area Connection picture button.

(3) When the Local Area Connection Status windows appears, click on the Properties button.

Local area connection status

(4) On the Local Area Connection Properties windows double-click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.

Local area connection properties

(5) Set IP address on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties windows.

Internet protocol version 4 properties

(6) On the internet explore address bar type in the address like: http://171.151.0.1

Tips: This address depends on your Wi-Fi IP address.

 

Change your Wi-Fi password:

(1) When logon the wireless router, click on the “Wireless option”.

(2) Select the “Wireless basic setting” option on the left panel.

(3) Select your Wi-Fi password protect type, such as wep type.

(4) Change your Wi-Fi password, and then click on Apply.

 

Change your Wi-Fi router login password

(1) Log into your Wi-Fi router, the default user name is admin, default password is blank.

(2) When get into your Wi-Fi router, click on the “Tools” option.

(3) Select “Set password” on the left panel.

(4) Change your Wi-Fi router login password, and then click on Apply.

 

 

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How to Break Wi-Fi Password

Found a Wi-Fi signal on your laptop or cell phone? And want to connect with it? But how disaster, It asked you for password! I met with this case too before, but I break the Wi-Fi password successfully at last. Here I am glad to share with you the experience how to crack Wi-Fi password.

Note:

This article mainly discuss about the methods to break Wep Wi-Fi password, not the Wpa password. Because the Wpa is much more difficult to break then the Wep password.

This article is appropriated for computer beginners. Here are the detail steps:

Prepare:

1. A computer with WLAN card or a laptop.

2. Search a breakable Wi-Fi signal that is encrypted with the web password, such as the signal around your house.

3. A USB at least has 2 G free space.

4. Download BackTrack3.

5. Download spoonwep2 a powerful Wi-Fi password break program.

Installation:

1. Format your USB, select the system file FAT32.

2. Extract the BackTrack3 you download and copy it to the USB, and then you can see two files, boot file and BT3 file.

3. Begin to install BackTrack3

  • 3.1 Click on Start to open the Start Menu, click Run…, type in CMD, and then press Enter.
  • 3.2 Type in your USB drive serial, here in my computer is H, so I type in H:, and then press Enter.
  • 3.3 And then type in cd boot, press Enter to get into boot file.
  • 3.4 At last select bootinst.bat, press Enter, and then the BackTrack3 program begin to install.
  • 3.5 When the hint screen comes up, press any key to continue, and then after 10 minutes, the USB will bring the system into BackTrack3.

4. Integrate the spoonwep2 software

  • 4.1 Extract the spoonwep2 you downloaded, and then copy the six .lzm files in to the USB \bt3\modules file.

How to break Wi-Fi password:

1. Insert the USB into your computer, and then restart computer, press BIOS Entry Key to get into the BIOS settings, and then set the USB to the first Boot option.

Tips: On different computers, the BIOS Entry Keys are different, such as press F2, Del or F1 when the power on.

2. After your computer boot from the USB, will get into the BT3 system automatically (If need, select the vesa mode).

3. Start the spoonwep2 software.

3.1) On the Start Menu, click backtrack →radio network → analysis → 80211 →all → spoonwep2

3.2) When the spoonwep2 program starts, you will see the WLAN card settings screen, and then set the local WLAN card interface one by one.

3.3) Select the WLAN card chip type, and the search mode, and then click on Next.

3.4) When get into the search screen, click on the LAUNCH button begin to search.

3.5) The program will list the Wi-Fi information for you, click on a Wi-Fi signal, and then click on “selection ok”.

3.6) After a few minutes the Wi-Fi password will be broken, and then you can get back to the windows and use the password to connect with the Wi-Fi.

 

 

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How to Access BIOS and Boot Menu in windows 8

How to access BIOS in Windows 8 and get into the Boot Menu? There is a great change between Windows 8 and traditional systems, so the steps to get into windows 8 BIOS may be different from others.

Windows 8 screen

1. Old computer with Windows 8

Traditionally, on the old systems, if want to get into BIOS settings, just need to press the BIOS Entry Key during the boot process. On different computers, the BIOS Entry Keys are different. At the beginning of the boot process, you often can see the message “press F2 or Del to enter setup”.

during setup process

Some of the BIOS Entry Keys on different computers:

(1) On HP laptop, desktop, notebook PCs, press F10 or F1.

(2) On Dell Inspiron, Dell Dimension, Dell Precision, Dell Optiplex, Dell Vostro, Dell XPS, press F2.

(3) Dell Latitude press Fn+F1.

(4) Acer Aspire, Power, Veriton, Extensa, Ferrari, TravelMate, Altos, press DEL or F2.

(5) Gateway laptop, desktop, press F1 or F2.

(6) Lenovo laptop, desktop, press F2.

(7) Toshiba laptop, desktop, press F1 or ESC.

2. Computer with Windows 8 hardware, access UEFI BIOS

<1> Click Settings, click Change PC settings.

Windows 8 settings       windows 8 change pc settings

<2> On the PC settings, select General, click on Restart now.

Windows 8 general setting

<3> Click on the Troubleshoot button.

Windows 8 trouble shoot

<4> Click on Advanced options on the right-bottom corner.

Windows 8 advanced options

<5> and then select the UEFI Firmware Settings, and then your windows 8 system will restart and get into BIOS settings.

Windows 8 UEFI Firware Settings

Tips:

If you do not see the UEFI Firmware Settings, it means your computer doesn’t use UEFI. You can press BIOS Entry Key during the boot process to access Windows 8 BIOS settings.

 

3. Get into Windows 8 Boot Menu

When you get into the BIOS settings, can press key and move to the Boot Menu option. Or press the Boot Menu Key directory  to set up the Windows 8 Boot Menu when restart or start computer.

windows 8 boot menu

If you are not sure what the Boot Menu key is on your computer, you can see the message like “Press F2 to enter SETUP, F12 for Network Boot, ESC for Boot Menu” during the boot process.

How to set Windows 8 Boot from CD

Abstract of this article:

In this article will discuss about how to set Windows 8 to boot from CD/DVD-ROM in different computers for various reasons.

Note:

The details to set Windows 8 to boot from CD/DVD-ROM may be a little different on different computers, but the main steps are similar.

  •  Create a bootable cd disk.
  • Get into your computer Boot Menu.
  •  Set Windows 8 to boot from the CD/DVD-ROM.

Here will take Asus computer for example to show the details to set windows 8 to boot from CD:

Step 1: Create a bootable CD/DVD-ROM

  •  If you forgot Windows 8 password and want to reset it, create a bootable CD disk with a Windows password reset program, such as Vodusoft Windows password reset special program.
  • If you want to reinstall/install Windows 8 system on your computer with a CD/DVD-ROM, use “uiso9_cn.exe” program to upload Windows 8 setup package into your USB device.

Step 2: Get into the computer Boot Menu

  • Insert the bootable CD/DVD into your computer.

Tips:

On different computers, the BIOS Entry Key or Boot Menu Keys are different, you can refer to the keys table at the end of this article.

Step 3: Set Windows 8 computer to boot from CD/DVD

(1) Press BIOS Entry Key and get into BIOS setting.

  • When the BIOS screen appears, press ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu.

move to the boot menu

  •  Press ↓↑ or +/- to select the CD/DVD-ROM and set it to the first boot list.
  • Press F10 to save and exit, press Enter to continue.

(2) Press Boot Menu key and set up Boot Menu.

  • When the Boot Menu gets up, press ↓↑ or +/- key to select CD/DVD, and set to first boot option.

select usb bootable device

  • Press Enter to save the settings.

Note:

If you get to the windows logon screen, it means that the windows 8 computer failed to boot from CD.

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

BIOS Entry Key table

 

Boot Menu Key table

How to set Windows 8 Boot from USB

Abstract of this article:

This article mainly describes how to set Windows 8 to boot from USB flash drive for different purposes on various of computers.

Tips:

Steps to set Windows 8 to boot from USB flash drive may be a little different in different brands of computers, but the main steps are similar:

<1>. Create a bootable USB flash drive.

<2>. Get into your Windows 8 computer Boot Menu.

<3>. Set the USB device as the first boot option.

Here will take Asus computer for example to show you how to set Windows 8 boot from a USB:

Step 1: Create a bootable USB flash drive with a program.

  •  If you want to reinstall Windows 8 on your computer with a USB, use “uiso9_cn.exe” program to upload the windows 8 setup package into your USB device.
  •  If you want to recover windows 8 forgot password, you can create a bootable USB disk with a windows password reset program, such as Vodusoft Windows password reset program.

Step 2: Get into the Windows 8 Boot Menu of your computer.

  • Connect the USB with your computer.

Step 3: Set the USB device as the first boot option.

(1) Press BIOS Entry Key and get into BIOS settings.

  • When get into the BIOS settings, use ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu.

move to the boot menu

  • Use ↓↑ or +/- key to select the USB device and set it to the first boot option.

set usb device to first boot option

  • Press F10, and then press Enter to save change and exit.

(2) Press Boot Menu Key and get into the Boot Menu directory.

  • When the Boot Menu comes up, use ↓↑ or +/- key to select your USB flash drive, and set it to first boot list.

select usb bootable device

  • Press Enter to save the change.

If your USB is bootable, and set it to the first boot option accurately, you will find that your windows 8 computer boot from the USB drive but not get to the logon screen.

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

BIOS Entry Key table

 

Boot Menu Key table

 

 

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Screen Capture Android Phone

Are you finding the Android Phones screen capture apps too? I find a Android Phone screen capture software finally. Here I am glad to share it with you, just have a try, it is very convenient to use.

Android Phone screen

The Android Phone screen capture app works on Windows/Linux/Mac OS with any Android device. And you can download it from the Google code for free: http://code.google.com/p/androidscreencast/

 

1. Steps how to install the screen capture App on your Android Phone

<1>. Download Android SDK and install it on your computer or laptop device.

<2>. Connect your Android Phone with your computer or laptop device through USB cable and ensure it’s detected with “adb devices”.

<3>. Run adb devices command, and you will see the device, and launch the android adb service.

Tips:

Make sure you have Java Runtime Environment 5 or later install.

<4>. Click here to download jnlp file, and then double-click on the file (or run the command javaws jnlp_file_path).

 

2. Steps to capture screen on Android Phone

(1) You can use the mouse or keyboard to control your phone device.

(2) Right-click the mouse to change showing mode.

(3) Click the mouse begin to record, click the mouse again to stop the record.

Android Phone screen capture

How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key

How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on your computer when forgot the SQL Server product key or lost the product key package?

If you have activated your SQL Server 2008 r2/2012 on your computer, then you can find the product key instantly with a product key finder. If you have not activated it with the product key before, you can’t find it on your computer, unless you buy one.

How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on your computer with Vodusoft product key finder

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on the computer where you want to find SQL Server product.

Vodusoft Product key finder trial version free download

Install product key finder

Step 2: Click “Start recovery”, begin to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key.

Start to find SQL Server 2008 or 2012 product key

Step 3: When product keys are found, they will be displayed in list as below.

Save SQL Server 2008 product key to a file

Step 4: Click “Save to file” to save all product keys to a file. You can find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on the file easily.

 

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