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Shutdown Windows 8 By One Click

How could you shutdown or turn off windows 8 from start screen by one click? Normally you need to do lot of steps to shutdown your system from start screen. You need to click on your user name or user icon located top of right side and then you need to click Sign out. After that you need click anywhere on the lock screen then Shutdown icon i.e., located right side bottom and then you need to click Shut down. But do you know that you can shutdown your system from start screen just clicking once.

To shutdown your system from start screen or from desktop you need to create shutdown button. To create shutdown button just follow the below step carefully.

Steps to Create Shutdown Button

Step 1. Click Desktop on start screen

Step 2. Right click on the desktop and click New and then click Shortcut

Step 3. Now type shutdown.exe -s -t 00 (You can change time 00 according to you) and then click Next


Step 4. Now you need to change the icon name or leave it as it is and click Next


Shutdown icon is created on your Desktop and you need to change the icon. To change the icon do the below steps :

Step 7. Right click shut down icon and select Properties
Step 8. Click Change Icon and then click OK


Step 9. Choose icon from the list and click OK

Step 10. Click Apply and then OK.


Now icon is changed and you need to pin or add this shutdown icon to your start screen. To pin or add this icon to start screen right click shutdown icon located on your Desktop and click Pin to Start. Now shutdown icon is added to start screen.

Switch to start screen now. Scroll and drag shut down icon and drop at suitable place. Whenever you wish to shut down your system from start screen just click shut down button once. Once you click shutdown button your system bypass all the other steps and shutdown quickly. This trips also works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 also.