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Power - Add Cascading Desktop Context Menu in Windows 8

  1. #50


    Israel
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 .164 bit


    awesome tutorial!!!
    help me very much!!
    thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. #51


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Tom. I'm glad you found it helpful.
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  3. #52


    Posts : 20
    Windows 8 Pro


    Thanks Brink, great little tweak.
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  4. #53


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Sense. Glad you like it.
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  5. #54


    Posts : 18
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hello guys,

    When I click on sleep my computer hibernates instead. Any suggestions?

    I am running windows 8.1 PRO

    Thanks
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  6. #55


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Entropy,

    You will need to disable hibernate for it to sleep instead of hibernate.
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  7. #56


    Posts : 18
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Thank you for replying Brink, however, when I press the power button on my laptop windows do go to sleep and do not hibernate.
    Which command is being triggered when I press the power button on my laptop? Can this command replace the one in the context menu?

    Thanks again!
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  8. #57


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Entropy,

    You would need to have hibernate enabled for that, but then Sleep in the context menu will hibernate instead. It's an either or option.
    If you do, then double check using the tutorial below to see if your power button action is set to hibernate.

    Power Button Action - Change in Windows 8
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  9. #58


    Boise, Idaho, USA
    Posts : 3
    Win XP Home SP3 32bit and Win 10 Technical Preview 64bit


    Hi Shawn. In the tutorial, you have 2 download links: add, remove. However, both of them appear to point to the same URL (the add reg file). Would you please double check the URLs and update the "remove" URL? Thanks for all your helpful posts.
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  10. #59


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Kris, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Thank you for letting me know. It is now fixed.
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