How to disable Charms hint in Windows 8
If you don't like the Charms hint functionality in Windows 8, you can use the REG ADD command to disable it from a command prompt like this:
"HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\EdgeUI" /v DisableCharmsHint /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
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