1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2017
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    Shutdown Shortcut


    Win XP had a neat tip/trick where you could create a Shutdown shortcut and place the Icon on your desktop. To shutdown your PC, you would just click on the Icon, and voila, your PC shutdown.

    Does anyone know if something like this is available in W10?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello miata,

    If you like, Window 10 already has a Power menu you could use to shut down the PC from.

    Shut Down Computer in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials

    If you prefer a desktop shortcut, then you could create a shortcut with a command in Option 8 of the same tutorial above. I like the command below.

    shutdown /s /f /t 0
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,415
    W10 Insider + Linux

    And it's even handier if you put it in the Taskbar and /or Start menu.
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,841
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello miata,

    If you like, Window 10 already has a Power menu you could use to shut down the PC from.

    Shut Down Computer in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials

    If you prefer a desktop shortcut, then you could create a shortcut with a command in Option 8 of the same tutorial above. I like the command below.

    shutdown /s /f /t 0
    Be careful. The /f parameter forces a shutdown even if data is not saved. I recommend omitting the /f and then it warns you still have unsaved data. It is too easy to click a shutdown shortcut by mistake.

    Also, if you optionally add /hybrid, it shutsdown in a manner to allowa fastboot restart.
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  5.    2 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 226
    10 Home 64-bit | v1709| Build -16299.19

    Here's how I have mine:
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    And their shortcuts:
    Shutdown: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -s -t 00
    Restart: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -r -t 00
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  6.    2 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,415
    W10 Insider + Linux

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    I have only those. While we are at it, there used to be way to switch to another OS from a shortcut like that. I had it as a switch from W7 to XP at one time.
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  7.    2 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,855
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    A partial protection against some malware, by cleaning temp folders, browser's cache, etc.
    Code:
    start "" "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /AUTO /SHUTDOWN
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