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How do I get to the Desktop in Windows 8?

How do I get to the Desktop in Windows 8?

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You can get to the Desktop by one of the following options:

  • From the Start screen, place your mouse on top or bottom right corner of the screen, and click on Start charm.
  • From the Start screen, place your mouse on bottom-left corner of the screen, and click on the Desktop preview overlay that appears.
  • From the Start Screen, click Desktop app.
  • Use the keyboard shortcut by pressing <Windows key> + D.