Windows 8


  • Windows key+D
    • Takes you to the desktop
  • Windows key+R
    • Opens the Run box
  • Windows key+ I
    • Opens Settings. You can reach Control Panel from here if you are on the desktop when you use this shortcut
  • Windows key+Q
    • Opens a Search screen.
  • Windows key+X
    • Opens the Quick Access menu (also called the Power User Menu).

How to Add and Remove Apps




  • configure Start page as desired
  • To start sysprep, you must be Administrator. If the system is part of a domain, you must be Domain Administrator (or remove the system from the domain)
  • %windir%\System32\Sysprep\sysprep.exe
    • Select Enter System Audit Mode and Reboot and click OK.
  • result: C:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\AppsFolderLayout.bin
  • copy to C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\AppsFolderLayout.bin
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