3.3 ASUS Express Gate Asus prime Asus M3A78

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Chapter 3: Software support

Knowing the Express Gate hot-keys

Here is a list of common-used hot-keys for Express Gate.
In the First Screen:

Key

Function

PAUSE/BREAK

Power-off

ESC

Continue to boot OS

DEL

Enter BIOS setup

F8

Enter Boot selection pop-up

In the Express Gate Environment:

Key

Function

<Alt> + <Tab>

Switch between softwares

<Ctrl> + <Alt> + <Del>

Bring up Power-Off dialog box

<Ctrl> + <Alt> + <Print Screen>

Save screen snapshot as picture to file

Once inside the Express Gate environment, click on the icons on the LaunchBar, 

by default at bottom of the screen, to launch or switch between softwares. You 

can re-arrange, re-size and move windows. Bring a window to the foreground 

by clicking within it or by clicking on its corresponding software icon. Re-size a 

window by dragging any of its four corners. Move a window by dragging its title bar.
Besides using the LaunchBar, you can also switch between softwares by pressing 

<Alt> +<Tab> on the keyboard. You can also right-click anywhere on the desktop 

to bring up a menu of softwares.
The red triangle on an software icon in the LaunchBar denotes that the software is 

already running. This means that you can switch to it without any delay. In the rare 

case where an software stops responding, right-click on its icon to force close it.