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Changing the "Alt+F4 screen"?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Changing the "Alt+F4 screen"?


    Hello.

    Is it possible to change the "Shut Down Windows" screen (which appears if I press Alt+F4 on my Desktop)?
    Currently the following options are available to me in the drop-down box:

    *Change User
    *Logout
    *Energy Saving Mode
    *Shut Down
    *Restart

    And it is defaulted to *Shut Down.
    I want to get rid of all the options except: *Shut Down and *Restart. And I want to keep *Shut Down as the default option to show up. -Is this possible?

    EDIT: I would also like to move the *Restart option so that it appears above the *Shut Down option (it is currently below.)

    Thanks in advance. =)

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  3. #3


    West Auckland
    Posts : 107
    Windows 8 Pro Pack x64


    I don't think you can.

    Why not create shut down and/or restart buttons to pin on your task bar or in the Start screen?

    Click image for larger version

    Click image for larger version

    Instructions here:
    Shut Down Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Quote Originally Posted by Phrosen View Post
    Hello.

    Is it possible to change the "Shut Down Windows" screen (which appears if I press Alt+F4 on my Desktop)?
    Currently the following options are available to me in the drop-down box:

    *Change User
    *Logout
    *Energy Saving Mode
    *Shut Down
    *Restart

    And it is defaulted to *Shut Down.
    I want to get rid of all the options except: *Shut Down and *Restart. And I want to keep *Shut Down as the default option to show up. -Is this possible?

    EDIT: I would also like to move the *Restart option so that it appears above the *Shut Down option (it is currently below.)

    Thanks in advance. =)
    Not exactly what you are asking for, but consider: Restart - Add to Desktop Context Menu in Windows and Shut Down - Add to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 8.

    And, there's always this: Power - Add Cascading Desktop Context Menu in Windows 8 (not what you want I am pretty darn sure).
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Changing the "Alt+F4 screen"?
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