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Trick: Create Shutdown or Restart buttons on your desktop or taskbar


kmint

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Thanks for that. I've been lazy with doing something about that. Just saw your post and said to myself, "Now is the time."

heh I keep the shortcut on on my desktop next to my weather gadget.

Care to share your icons? I'm sure others will appreciate it too.
 

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Actually I moved them to the Start Menu. Perfect at two clicks as always and not annoying on the desktop or taskbar.

 

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Perfect!

Thanks a lot kmint.

Cheers
Hopachi
 

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Care to share your icons? I'm sure others will appreciate it too.
Sure. Here they are. Shutdown Restart icons.zip

But you must copy them to C:\Windows\System32 or the change of icon won't work (at least for me) (maybe just enough if you place them in any folder in C:\) (it didn't work when I tried with icons from my D:\ partition)

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What about the power button on your PC/Laptop?

Not 100% certain about this , but most modern BIOS's handle this by default don't they?
 

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What about the power button on your PC/Laptop?
Not 100% certain about this , but most modern BIOS's handle this by default don't they?
Yes. One click mostly sleep, 4 seconds forced off.
"Choose what power button do" on power option in control panel 100% works as whatever we set it to.
 

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kmint

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