Shutdown button on desktop

  goose1984 23:08 28 Jan 2004

Hiya all I know its a lil lazy but is there a way I can create a shutdown button that can be placed on the desktop?

cheers in advance

  mgmcc 23:27 28 Jan 2004

Create a shortcut to "C:\Windows\System32\Shutdown.exe" and add -s to the end of the command to shut down or add -r to reboot. Set the time to shutdown with -t xx (where xx is the number of seconds) otherwise it defaults to 30 secs before shutdown.

The Syntax is on this page - click here

  the mole 10:09 15 Apr 2004

Thanks all problem resolved.

  keenan 10:15 15 Apr 2004

Install this

click here

Just sits in Taskbar, with right click options.

The latest version of the digit skinnable clock click here ,which can be cofigured to be no larger than a button, gives you a 'shutdown windows' option in the right click menu along with fast access to launch your screensaver, minimise all windows and put your monitor into standby. OH and it tells the time (a pretty powerful button that can look however you want it to look).


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