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Shutdown Windows 8

Simple way of shutting down Windows 8

  1. Navigate to the desktop (Windows Key + D key)
  2. Right click on the desktop and select New -> Shortcut. A shortcut menu appears.
  3. New shortcut

  4. Enter shutdown /s /t 0 (thats a zero) in the location box and hit Next.
  5. New shortcut

  6. Enter a name for the shortcut and click Finish. A new shortcut will appear on your desktop.
  7. New shortcut

  8. Right click on the shortcut and select Properties. A dialog box appears.
  9. Click Change Icon under the Shortcut tab then Click Ok in warning box that says shutdown.exe contains no icons.
  10. Change Icon

  11. Select an Icon from the list of available images Click Ok twice (once to close the Change Icon window and once to close Properties window). Your shortcut will now have an icon.
  12. Change Icon

  13. Right click the shortcut and select Pin to Start. The shutdown icon will now appear on your Start screen.
  14. Pint to Start

  15. Drag the shutdown icon to a prominent place on your Start screen. We recommend putting it in the first column to the left so you will always see it.
  16. Pint to Start

  17. Right click the icon and select Pin to Taskbar if you want the shortcut to live on your desktop’s taskbar as well.
  18. Shutdown

  19. Repeat the previous steps to create a Restart button. Use the command “shutdown /r /t 0″ in the location field.

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