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Create One-Click Shutdown and Reboot Shortcuts:

First, create a shortcut on your desktop by right-clicking on the desktop, choosing New, and then choosing Shortcut. The Create Shortcut Wizard appears. In the box asking for the location of the shortcut, type shutdown. After you create the shortcut, double-clicking on it will shut down your PC.
But you can do much more with a shutdown shortcut than merely shut down your PC. You can add any combination of several switches to do extra duty, like this:
shutdown -r -t 01 -c "Rebooting your PC" Double-clicking on that shortcut will reboot your PC after a one-second delay and display the message "Rebooting your PC." The shutdown command includes a variety of switches you can use to customize it. Table 1-3 lists all of them and describes their use.
I use this technique to create two shutdown shortcuts on my desktop—one for turning off my PC, and one for rebooting. Here are the ones I use:
shutdown -s -t 03 -c "Bye Bye m8!" shutdown -r -t 03 -c "Ill be back m8 ;)!"
Switch What it does
-s Shuts down the PC.
-l Logs off the current user.
-t nn Indicates the duration of delay, in seconds, before performing the action.
-c "messagetext" Displays a message in the System Shutdown window. A maximum of 127 characters can be used. The message must be enclosed in quotation marks.
-f Forces any running applications to shut down.
-r Reboots the PC.

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How to Create a Shutdown Icon on my Desktop?


Just create shortcuts for both actions using the following steps: Step 1: Go toDesktop and Right Click then go new and Click Shortcut menu. Step 3: Change the Setup Icon Go to Shutdown Button Properties then click Change Icon and Choose your Icon Done. Step 4: Right click the shortcut and select Pin to Start

Oct 18, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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create shortcut on desktop


Right-click, choose copy.

Switch to desktop, right-click, choose paste shortcut.

Feb 11, 2015 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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How do i add a link or button to my web-side


you can create a short cut on your desktop and access any time you need..

When you have a website that you visit often, its better to create a shortcut on desktop ragher than always searching for it Here is the step by step instruction on how to create website shortcut on desktop 1.Right click on empty space of the desktop 2.Navigate to NEW-> Shortcut

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3.A shortcut wizard will open up You have to enter the URL ( website adress) of the website.You can type it manually or you can copy and paste it from address bar.


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After entering the URL, Click Next, Enter the name of the shortcut.

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Click Finish

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Now you can see the short cut on the desktop. once you double click on it, it will take you to the website.


Jun 13, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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my laptop acer aspire5920 is not shutting down due to removal of my shutdown file from my laptop due to unknown reasons.


Hi dear,
Create Icons for Shutdown and Reboot If you find it annoying to access the Start Menu for shutting down or rebooting the computer, create a shutdown and reboot icon for the desktop.
Desktop Shutdown Icon Right click on the desktop
Click [New] [Shortcut] to open the Create Shortcut Wizard
Type [shutdown -s -t 00] without the brackets.
Click [Next] and type a descriptive name of your choosing for the shortcut
Click [Finish]
Add a bit of class to the shortcut by assigning it a custom icon. Right click the shortcut, click [Properties] and select the [Shortcut] tab. Click [Change Icon] and select from the icons that are displayed.
Desktop Reboot Icon Right click on the desktop
Click [New] [Shortcut] to open the Create Shortcut Wizard
Type [shutdown -r -t 00] without the brackets.
Click [Next] and type a descriptive name of your choosing for the shortcut
Click [Finish]
Add a bit of class to the shortcut by assigning it a custom icon. Right click the shortcut, click [Properties] and select the [Shortcut] tab. Click [Change Icon] and select from the icons that are displayed.
A Final Note: If you happen to be as fanatical as I am about having nothing on the desktop, drag the new icons into the Quick Launch area of the Taskbar.


then use it.

if not resolve it

then use following step ;-


click on start then go to RUN and type SFC /SCANNOW
press enter
this command recover all windows lost files, if it will ask windows CD then enter the windows disk.

bye take care
good luck
veeru

May 07, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5920 Notebook PC

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