Do you want to share screenshots of your new Microsoft Surface screens? To create them, you do not need to purchase any programs or download any applications. Instead you can use a built-in Microsoft Surface button combination to create the screenshot and save it directly into your Pictures folder. As the Touch Cover and the Type Cover do not have a Print Screen key, the Microsoft Surface instead uses a different combination.
To take a screen you need to press and hold the Windows button, and while still pressing, press down on the lower volume button. The buttons that you need to press can be seen below.
When you press the buttons correctly, you will see your screen dim for a second as if the shutter on a camera went off. The picture will then appear in the Screenshots folder of Photos app. The files will also appear in your My Pictures folder on your hard drive. This location is C:\Users\
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Windows has a feature called Narrator, which is a screen reader for the visually impaired. This program will read dialog boxes, text, and Windows controls to make it easier to use Surface for those who have difficulty seeing. To enable Narrator, you can press down and hold the Windows key, and at the same time, press the Volume Up button on the left side of the Surface.
This tutorial will explain how to connect Surface to a public or private wireless network. This will allow you to connect to the Internet and use the full features of the Surface tablet.
The Windows 8 Start screen has a new feature called the Charm Bar that offer quick ways to access various functions in Windows 8 as well as the ability to share information with others. This Charm Bar is available on every screen in Windows 8, including the Classic Desktop. To access the Charm Bar, simply hover your mouse over the upper right and bottom right corners of your screen.
Windows 8 includes a new menu called the Power User Tasks menu that allows quick access to various power user functions in Windows 8. This menu can be accessed from any screen and includes options such as the classic control panel, event viewer, and the elevated command prompt. This makes it easier for a user to quickly perform advanced tasks in Windows 8.
In the past when you wanted to uninstall an application in Windows, you would uninstall it from the Uninstall a Program control panel. Though this option still exists for installed programs, Metro Apps that are purchased from the Windows Store or that come with Windows 8 are not shown in this control panel. In order to uninstall these Apps, you will need to use a different procedure. To uninstall ...