If you have been a Windows user for a very long time, then you have probably got used to the classic CTRL + ALT + DEL screen that can be accessed using the key combination. If you don’t quite understand to what screen I’m referring to it is the one with the Lock this computer, switch user, task manager and other such options.
This will be complicated with the upcoming release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview because on tablets it is not that easy to access the feature.
This article will teach you how to access CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8, without having to open the on screen keyboard.
If you did not manage to install and use Windows 8 Developer Preview on your tablet I guess that it would be really helpful to know how to access CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8, once the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is out for download to the general public. Given the fact that we are talking about a tablet device, I think that it will be really tricky to get used to the on screen keyboard if you make the switch from the desktop to the tablet. Nevertheless, below you will learn how to access CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
I think that those of you using keyboard shortcuts in the day to day task will be really glad to find that the CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8 can be accessed quite easily using a combination of physical buttons that you can find on the tablet. If you would like to access the CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you will have to press at the same time the Windows logo button and the power button from your tablet to replace the CTRL ALT DEL key combination that you would normally use on a PC. You will be able to use the same combination of buttons for the Windows 8 Developer Preview as well.
Alternatively, if you want to have quick access to the Task Manager, you can pin it to the Windows taskbar so that you will not have to use the key combination that we’ve informed you about in the how to access CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8 guide.
I hope that this how to access CTRL + ALT + DEL screen on a tablet with Windows 8 was really helpful to you so that you will not have to use the on screen keyboard and the touch screen that much.