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Create Shortcut for Shutdown / Hibernate / Restart

Right Click on the desktop
Goto New
click on Shortcut
Type location of the Item as "shutdown -s -t 5" Without quotes
Here Shutdown -s is the command to shutdown the computer and -t shows you the time in seconds before shutdown

Similarly you can create shortcuts for Restart by replacing the -s with -r and for hibernate simply replace it with a -h

note: you can change the delay timer as per your need


ENJOY !!!!

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shut down icon


That is a strange problem.
I will help you to create a shortcut on your desktop for that icon, whenever you need to shutdown your computer, just click that shortcut on the icon.

Right click on the Desktop.
Left click on New > Shortcut.
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In the Type the location of the item: textbox enter
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s

The -s parameter is used to shut down the computer.

The following two parameters can be used with -s:
-f Forces running applications to close without warning.
-t xx Set timeout for shutdown to xx seconds.

The following command would shut down instantly.
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s -f -t 00

Click the Next > button.

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In the Type a name for this shortcut: textbox enter
Shutdown My Computer (or some other name of your choice)

Click the Finish button.

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Whenever you want to shutdown your computer, click the shortcut on your desktop that says ShutDown My Computer, and your comptuer will shut down the usual way, the way it used to shutdown.


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Nov 17, 2007 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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