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Gadget: Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Alarm

  1. #1

    Posts : 116
    xp , 7Pro, 8RP, Android phone, Tablet

    Gadget: Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Alarm

    Lots of discussion about lack of a quickly accessible shutdown, restart links in std W8 desktop.
    I am aware you can create shortcuts, pin to task-bar , install shells etc.
    I wanted a more simple solution (IMHO) , therefore I have created this gadget to use less space and clutter.
    Click image for larger version
    If you wish to give it a try: Download, unzip alarm.gadget to desktop
    Select, Right click and then install. (do not use open will just unzip the gadget again
    as .gadgets are only zipped up collections of files/folders).

    Toying with the idea of creating a similar one with just 12 shortcuts
    but not having played with W8 enough I am not sure which would be really useful
    Any suggestions welcome
    Attached Files

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  2. #2

    City of Burj Khalifah
    Posts : 273
    8 Release Preview, 7 Home Premium

    Thank you for the share. So far, i'm getting use to W8 interface with the side bar menu.
    I've been experiencing a different look in the years to come.
    My W7 is stand by for the moment.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Gadget: Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Alarm

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