Beginner Tutorial: How to open “Run” in Windows 8

Yes Windows key + R still works, but there are a few other methods to open Run


Run, run, run as fast as you can! No no! That was just a joke. Run is a windows native application used to quickly execute any program that you know, instead of manually going to the installation directory. Use Run to save a lot of time for executing applications in Windows. Here is how to open run in Windows 8.

1. StepAnywhere in Windows 8, just press Windows Hot Key + R to initiate Run.

Another method is as follows:

1. StepClick the search icon once you move your mouse cursor to the top most right:


2. StepUnder the Apps category, click Run.


Published: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 Last Modified: July 25, 2012