Just like Windows 7 you can use Check Box to select item in windows 8. This will be helpful to identify to multiple selected Item. After turn on check box when you will go to select file then check box will appear you will have to enable appeared check box which Item you want to Select .its a easier way to select multiple file in windows 8. Then you will not have to hold CTRL key to select multiple file.
Turn on or Turn off Check box to select Item
1. First Go to windows Explorer and then click on View tab .
2. Now click on Item check boxes check box which is shown below image .
Now Check Box has been enable to select Item . Now if you will select any item then you will have to enable check box which item you want to select .