Computer and Software Support

How to search 

Windows 8

In Windows 8, if you need to search for something, there is four ways to do it.

First method

  1. Press the Windows Key and the W key on the keyboard at the same time

  1. Type what you want to search for



Second method

  1. Access Start / Tiles (Click the hyperlink for instructions)

  2. Start typing what you are looking for and it will automatically search for you


Third method

  1. Right-click Start

  1. Click on Search



Fourth method

  1. Move the cursor over to the top right or bottom left corner of the screen and the charm window will appear

  2. Click on the Magnifying glass (Sometimes the icon will not have the word Search and the background will be transparent)

  3. Type in the item you want to search for