Meet the new
Meet the new Windows.
Windows has been reimagined to be all about you
and your style of working. Put what matters most
right on your Start screen, and get instant access to
your people, apps, sites, and more, so you can spend
less time searching and more time doing.
No matter what you want to do, you can get it done
quickly in Windows 8. Whether youâ€™re collaborating
on a large project, preparing for an upcoming
conference, or traveling for work, you can use touch,
mouse, and keyboard togetherâ€“seamlesslyâ€“to do
what you want, the way you want.
Go back to the start.
In Windows 8, you can return to the Start screen from no matter where you are.
Press on your keyboard or swipe from the right edge to reveal the charms, and then
Introduce your mouse to your corners.
Use the corners on the Start screen to
navigate Windows 8 with your mouse.
Place the mouse pointer in the upper or
lower right corner of the screen to reveal
the charms, where you have instant access
to Search, Share, PC Settings, and more.
Place the mouse pointer in the upper left
corner of the screen to see open apps and
switch between them.
Touch to discover the edges.
Swipe from the right edge to
reveal the charms and return to
the Start screen.
Swipe from the bottom or top
edge to reveal app commands.
Swipe from the left edge to
switch between open apps.
Swipe down from the top edge to
the bottom edge to close apps.
Swipe down to select.
Swipe down or right-click to select and reveal
Explore the Start screen.
Your Start screen can be as unique as you are. You have one-click access to your most
frequently-used Office apps, folders, headlines, sites, and more. The live tiles on your Start
screen are brimming with information; they change and update in real time so you can see
whatâ€™s going on and stay connected.
*Microsoft Office is sold separately.
You can swipe or sc