How to Shutdown Computer with Shortcut Key in Windows 7, 8 or 10

Some geeks always want to try something new and something tricky to do the same task. It could be boring if you do the same task again and again with the same method. To make it interesting, we should always try to figure out different ways to execute the same task.

Have you ever tried to shutdown your computer with 10 different ways? If not, you can find here top 10 quick ways to Shutdown your PC on Windows 7, 8 or 10.

If you want to shutdown your computer with Shortcut key, this article is for you. In this article, you will learn step by step guide to shutdown a computer with shortcut key.

How to Shutdown Computer with Shortcut Key?

STEP-1: To Create a shortcut, Right click on Desktop screen > Click on the New then Shortcut option.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

STEP-2: Following screen will appear. Enter the following path in 'Type the location of the item' text box. You have one more option to 'Browse' shutdown.exe from the given path and add -s -t 00 at the end of the path.

c:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -s -t 00

Click on 'Next' button to continue.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

STEP-3: Now choose a shortcut name and type a name for this shortcut text box, I have chosen shutdown to make it easily remember.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

Your shortcut has been created. Now you have to assign a shortcut key to your shortcut. Right click on your shortcut and click on Properties.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

STEP-4: Here you will see None in Shortcut key option. It means there is no shortcut key assigned to this shortcut.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

STEP-5: Click on Shortcut key text box and choose a shortcut key by pressing the key combination on your keyboard. I have pressed Ctrl + Alt + S to execute this shortcut. Click Apply then OK.

Shutdown PC using Shutdown Shortcut Key

Your shutdown shortcut is ready. Your PC will be shutdown by pressing your chosen key i.e. Ctrl + Alt + S. I hope you liked this article. If you have any suggestion or feedback, do write in comment section.

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