This post is part of our beginner’s guide series which shows you how to manage basic settings in Windows 8 and well as in Ubuntu 12.10.

This tutorial is going to show you how to quickly access Windows 8 Power User Commands or administrative tools. As you may wall know, Windows 8 is a complete redesign from its predecessors which makes finding things a bit harder. Well, if you’re a power user or administrator and want quick access to administrative commands, then continue below to learn how.


  • Access Power User Commands in Windows 8
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press   + X keys on your keyboard to open the Power User Menu or Windows Tools Menu.




From here you can open Task Manager easily




Or access the Control Panel




That’s it! Enjoy!