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  1. #1

    shut down

    why no shut down button

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  2. #2

    I can just imagine the amount of phone calls I'm going to get once this goes on sale

    Have a look here - Lock, Log off, Restart, Shut Down, Switch User - Windows 8
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  3. #3

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    Alt + F4 will do the trick also.
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  4. #4

    that don't put the button on the task bar
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  5. #5

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    Posts : 4,115
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

    You can't. I'm sure once the final version is released someone will make some mod that gives you the option to have the shut down button on your start menu/taskbar. But for now you'll have to live without the old Windows 7 features. That's the point though; Microsoft wants Windows 8 to be a whole new OS, not just an upgrade from Windows 7.
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  7. #7

    i know where the button it i don't want to go to this page to that page and so on,iwant one place and off
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  8. #8

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    At present you will just have to live with it. Give it time I am sure people are already making note to MS as to this problem.
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  9. #9

    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Burl,

    Well, as an alternative, you could use any of the options below to add Shut down to the desktop context menu or create a shortcut that you can pin to the taskbar, Start screen, or Apps screen.

    Shut Down - Add to Desktop Context Menu - Windows 7 Forums

    Shut Down Computer Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Forums
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  10. #10

    Posts : 75
    Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Haha... it took me a few minutes to find it earlier today, as well. :P
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