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Windows ShotsHey, welcome back to another Windows 10 Shots blog post.  I hope you read my last post, Windows 10 Shots – Microsoft Edge Keyboard Shortcuts.

As I have mentioned in previous posts, with most shots, after about a handful, things will start to get a little hazy.  But, with Windows 10 Shots (this new series of posts), the hope would be that the opposite would happen.  That clarity and insight into the highly anticipated release would free your mind to great new features and power of Windows 10.

I have worked with a lot of Windows users over the years, and one thing I have noticed is that there are users who love to use the mouse and there are users who love to use the keyboard.  Sure there are those in the middle, and I actually prefer to use the mouse most of the time, but you have to admit, when you watch someone who has the keyboard down to a science, windows, screens, emails, etc. are flashing all of the screen like a firework show.  It can be confusing to those watching, but for the person who has become proficient with the keyboard, productivity is the name of the game.

This is the final post in a series dedicated to those who love to wield the keyboard like a sword and chop up all work or play tasks that dare to stand in their way.

This post will focus on a new feature in Windows 10, Game Bar. While current and future posts will include the following:

I will attempt to keep this short by explaining as quickly has I can the shortcut we are going to use, what it does and a quick description with an occasional screen shot to drive it home.  That being said, the General Window 10 and Microsoft Edge posts will have more content.  So, let’s get typing …

Game Bar Keyboard Shortcuts

With Windows 10, you can now record games you play and share them with your friends online.  Using the Xbox app, you can go back and review recordings, edit them and share them on the Xbox Live network.

Guess what?  You can also use the Game bar to record the usage of other applications as well.  Pretty slick.  Check out the shortcuts to start recording and sharing.

NOTE:  In the future, I will do a post on the Windows 10 Xbox app and the Game Bar, but for now, let’s just keep to the basics.

Read more: http://www.intertech.com/Blog/windows-10-shots-game-bar-keyboard-shortcuts/#ixzz3rHwQ8CGQ
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Windows ShotsHey, welcome back to another Windows 10 Shots blog post.  I hope you read my last post, Windows 10 Shots – Virtual Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts.

As I have mentioned in previous posts, with most shots after about a handful things will start to get a little hazy.  But, with Windows 10 Shots (this new series of posts), the hope would be that the opposite would happen.  That clarity and insight into the highly anticipated release would free your mind to great new features and power of Windows 10.

I have worked with a lot of Windows users over the years, and one thing I have noticed is that there are users who love to use the mouse and there are users who love to use the keyboard.  Sure there are those in the middle, and I actually prefer to use the mouse most of the time, but you have to admit, when you watch someone who has the keyboard down to a science, windows, screens, emails, etc. are flashing all over the screen like a firework show.  It can be confusing to those watching, but for the person who has become proficient with the keyboard, productivity is the name of the game.

This is the third post in a series dedicated to those who love to wield the keyboard like a sword and chop up all work or play tasks that dare to stand in their way.

This post will focus on a new feature in Windows 10, Cortana, your new digital assistant. While current and future posts will include the following:

I will attempt to keep this short by explaining as quickly as I can: the Cortana keyboard shortcuts we are going to use, what it does and a quick description with an occasional screen shot to drive it home.  That being said, the General Window 10 and Microsoft Edge posts will have more content.  So, let’s get started on some Cortana keyboard shortcuts.

Read more: http://www.intertech.com/Blog/windows-10-shots-cortana-keyboard-shortcuts-2/#ixzz3pJCRZeiQ
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Windows ShotsHey, welcome back to another Windows 10 Shots blog post.  I hope you read my last post, Windows 10 Shots – General Keyboard Shortcuts.

As I have mentioned in previous posts, with most shots, after about a handful things will start to get a little hazy.  But, with Windows 10 Shots (this new series of posts), the hope would be that the opposite would happen.  That clarity and insight into the highly anticipated release would free your mind to great new features and power of Windows 10.

I have worked with a lot of Windows users over the years, and one thing I have noticed is that there are users who love to use the mouse and there are users who love to use the keyboard.  Sure there are those in the middle, and I actually prefer to use the mouse most of the time, but you have to admit, when you watch someone who has the keyboard down to a science, windows, screens, emails, etc. are flashing all of the screen like a firework show.  It can be confusing to those watching, but for the person who has become proficient with the keyboard, productivity is the name of the game.

This is the second post on a series of dedicated to those who love to wield the keyboard like a sword and chop up all work or play tasks that dare to stand in their way.

This post will focus on a new feature in Windows 10, Virtual Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts.  While current and future posts will include the following:

  • General Windows 10
  • Virtual Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Cortana
  • Microsoft Edge (The Windows 10 magical internet surfing application)
  • Game Bar

I will attempt to keep this short by explaining as quickly as I can: the shortcut we are going to use, what it does and a quick description with an occasional screen shot to drive it home.  That being said, the General Window 10 and Microsoft Edge posts will have more content.  So, let’s get typing…

Read more: http://www.intertech.com/Blog/windows-10-shots-virtual-desktop-keyboard-shortcuts/#ixzz3oev1EmRT
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Windows ShotsHey, welcome back to another Windows 10 Shots blog post.  I hope you read my last post, Windows 10 Shots – Cortana.

As I have mentioned in previous posts, with most shots, after about a handful things will start to get a little hazy.  But, with Windows 10 Shots (this new series of posts), the hope would be that the opposite would happen.  That clarity and insight into the highly anticipated release would free your mind to great new features and power of Windows 10.

I have worked with a lot of Windows users over the years, and one thing I have noticed is that there are users who love to use the mouse and there are users who love to use the keyboard.  Sure there are those in the middle, and I actually prefer to use the mouse most of the time, but you have to admit, when you watch someone who has the keyboard down to a science, windows, screens, emails, etc. are flashing all of the screen like a firework show.  It can be confusing to those watching, but for the person who has become proficient with the keyboard, productivity is the name of the game.

So, I have decided to create a series of posts dedicated to those who love to wield the keyboard like a sword and chop up all work or play tasks that dare to stand in their way.  The first post, which will be todays set of keyboard shortcuts, will focus on General Windows 10 (with a bonus of Action Center).   While current and future posts will include the following:

  • General Windows 10
  • Virtual Desktops
  • Cortana
  • Microsoft Edge (The Windows 10 magical internet surfing application)
  • Game Bar

Read more: http://www.intertech.com/Blog/windows-10-shots-general-keyboard-shortcuts/#ixzz3nzB69ULs
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AllAppsAs Windows 8 continues to gain more traction, I thought that I would start a small collection of posts on the topic of Windows 8 Tips.  If you are starting to use Windows 8 or even a seasoned veteran, you may have the need to look for an application you have installed that you haven’t pinned to your cool new start screen.  There are a number of ways to bring up all of your installed apps via mouse, touch and keyboard.

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