How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8
How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

The first version of Windows 8 was infamously difficult to shut down if you had a PC or laptop, since it was designed to work best with tablets that have a sleep/wake button. Here we show you how to quickly and easily shut down a Windows 8 PC with shutdown button.

Follow These Steps:

1. Go to desktop.

        2. Right click on desktop and click New>Shortcut.

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

(A dialog box will appear)

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

3. In this dialog you will type:

shutdown -s -t 2 -c “your text”

  • The number 2 in this line after -t represents time in seconds. You can increase Shutdown time by increasing seconds.
  •  You can also display a message on Shutdown. Just change the text in qoutes. e.g “Good Bye”

       4. Click Next.

       5. A New Dialog box will appear here you will type the name of this Shutdown Button.

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

6. Click Finish.

7. Change the Icon of this Shutdown Button by right click on it.

Go to Properties>Shortcut (Tab)>Change Icon…

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

8. Choose  Shutdown Button Icon and click OK and then click Apply.

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

(For pin this Shutdown Button to start)

9. Right click on the button>Click Pin to Start.

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

            (Shutdown Button is pinned to Start)

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8

How To Create Shutdown Button In Windows 8


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