Shutdown Button

Posted on August 20th, 2012

Would you like to be able to shutdown your computer, with a simple click instead a several?

Well here is how you do it.

 

Step 1

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Right click on your desktop and then go down to new and click on the word “shortcut”.

 

Step 2

 

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In the box labelled “type the location of the item:” type “shutdown -f -s -t 00” (zero zero and no quotation marks).

 

Step 3

Now click next, make sure the box below “Type a name for this shortcut:” says “Shut Down” and click finish.

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Step 4

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Step 5

Now right click on the shutdown button you have just created, click on properties on the drop down menu and on the ‘shortcut’ tab click ‘change icon’

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Step 6

Click ok

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Step 7

Select an icon for your Shutdown button; usually, people normally use the icon highlighted in the picture below.

Now click ok,

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Step 8

Click ok.

 

Step 9

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Your shutdown icon will now work.