Corrine Administrator, Microsoft MVP, Security Analyst Staff member Joined Feb 22, 2012 Posts 10,067 Location Upstate, NY Mar 23, 2012 #1 Give Metro a chance before you disable it. There is an excellent tutorial on navigating Windows 8, whether you use the keyboard, mouse, or touch screen by Derick Campbell, MSFT (Microsoft Research). Dude, Where’s My Windows 8 Start Menu? Also available is an online Word Document which includes a comprehensive list of keyboard shortcuts with the corresponding touch and mouse actions. Consider downloading the file and annotating it with your own notes: Win8 Shortcuts.