Windows 8 give you the ability to assign a keyboard shortcut to the folder of your choice. The procedure simple:
First create a desktop shortcut for the folder:
- Right-click on folder > Send to > Desktop
- Once created, right-click on the desktop shortcut > Properties > Shortcut/
- Define your key combination in the "Shortcut key" field (CTRL , ALT , SHIFT...):
- Click on Apply to validate.