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I'm trying to figure out how to cycle through my desktop windows in Windows 8 (desktop mode windows). I think windows 7 had a really nice effect where the windows become 3D at an angle as you cycle.

Everywhere it says Win + Tab keys but that does absolutely nothing for me.

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what theme are you using ? If you have the transparent(areo) theme enabled it should work. –  Shekhar Oct 11 '13 at 14:03
Did Windows 8 disable that feature? Please link the reference that told you to use Win+Tab. –  MonkeyZeus Oct 11 '13 at 14:19
This may interest you:… –  MonkeyZeus Oct 11 '13 at 14:21
Check if your display driver is correctly installed and supports Aero theme.… –  Martin Jun 29 at 10:55

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