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Gadget: Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Alarm

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    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 alarm.gadget.zip, 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
    Gadget: Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Alarm 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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