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Hotkeys are used many times by users to perform a certain task , if they know the shortcut key combination .
So here are the shortcut keys for Windows 8 with the task they perform .

Windows key : Brings up the Metro start screen.

Win + D : Show the desktop .

Win + C : Open the Charms menu, where you can search, share, and change settings .

Win + X : Opens a list of various windows programs & options at the bottom left of desktop .

Win + I : opens the Settings panel .

Win + H : opens the Share panel.

Win + Z : opens the App Bar .

Win + Q : Opens the Metro App Search screen.

Win + F : Opens the Metro File search screen.

Win + W : Opens the Metro Settings search screen.

Win + K : Opens the Devices panel (for connecting to a projector or some other device)

Win + , (comma) : Aero Peek at the desktop.

Win + . (period) : Snaps the current Metro application to one side of the screen. (Right side)

Win + Tab : opens the Metro application switcher menu, switches between applications.

Win + Shift + . (period) : Snaps the current Metro application to the other side of the screen. (Left side)

Win + J : switches focus between snapped Metro applications.

Win + Page Up / Down : moves the current app to the other monitor.

Win + R : Opens run .

Win + Enter : Launch the narrator .

Win + Spacebar : Switch between the input languages ( If more than 1 language is installed ) .

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