Q: How can I use the advanced button on my Microsoft keyboards and mouse with Windows 8?

A: Microsoft has released a version of Device Center software for Windows 8 that allows full configuration and use of Microsoft hardware.

It is available from the Microsoft Download Center and, once installed, offers a Metro-themed device center and allows full use of all the keyboard shortcuts.(See screen shot below.)


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