is there a way to reach the quick access menu without mouse or keyboard?

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  1. Knubblo

    Knubblo New Member

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    Hi,

    Can I reach the system utilities menu / quick access menu without a mouse or keyboard? With the mouse I can just go to the lower left corner and click to get that powerful menu. How do I reach it when I do not have my keyboard or mouse with me? is there a gesture available?

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    Knubblo
     
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    Press and Hold until the menu pops up...then select what you want...
     
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    are you talking about the charm menu with search share start devices and settings?
    to get to it I put my finger on the right side bezel ie the black border around the screen and slide my finger to the left
     
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    OP said Lower Left Corner, which is the Start Button, if you right click on that you get a pseudo Start Menu.
     
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    Ok. Tried it. Nothing happens. Would be good to reach the quick access menu without keyboard or mouse.
    Hmmm. Ok it works, but just on desktop mode. Thanks. Cannot believe I did not try that, dooh!
     
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    In desktop mode in Windows 8.1 I can simply hold on the lower left corner with my finger and a big menu comes up which is the same I get using Cntrl-X on the keyboard either screenboard or actual keyboard.

     

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