Using the Charms Bar
Windows 8 has more functions up its sleeve, although they’re not obvious during normal use. These are a series of system functions, called charms, which are accessed from a charms bar that appears on the right side of the screen.
To display the charms bar, press Windows+C on your keyboard.
- Click the Search icon to search your computer for apps and documents.
Click the Share icon to share the content of the current app with other apps.
- Click the Start icon to return to the Start screen from any other location in Windows.
- Click the Devices icon to configure the settings of any external devices connected to your PC.
Click the Settings icon to access and configure various Windows settings.