Quick Tip: Win 8 Quick Launch To Admin Tools

Published on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in

A colleague of mine today learned me this neat shortcut: typing windows key + x on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview gets you a small menu with a lot of frequently used mmc’s. See for your self:


I especially like the “Command Prompt (Admin)” and “Network Connections” options. I’ve been using “ncpa.cpl” as a shortcut for network connections every since I started working with Windows 2008. But this might even be faster/easier.

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