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What are some of the common keyboard shortcuts using Windows 8?

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The table below contains common keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.

Press this key
To do this

Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert)

Copy the selected item


Cut the selected item

Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert)

Paste the selected item


Undo an action


Switch between open apps (except desktop apps)


Close the active item, or exit the active app

Windows logo key Windows logo key +L

Lock your PC or switch people

Windows logo key Windows logo key +D

Display and hide the desktop

For a more extensive list of keyboard shortcuts, visit Microsoft's website.