Get easy shutdown options for windows 8

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Are you on windows 8 but not happy with its shutdown options?Although there are millions of Microsoft’s Windows 8 CP users around the world today but most of them are missing the start button and easy shutdown options of old windows versions.

Today I’ll tell you about getting easy shutdown options in windows 8.For getting cascading start button in windows 8 just wait for my next post.

Any of following three tiny applications can make your windows 8 shutdown related task easier:

Method 1: Faster context menu shutdown

Faster context menu shutdown is a small registry tweak that adds a power menu option to your desktop’s context menu. Just download and run the following zip file,extract it and run registry tweak as administrator.

Download: Context menu shutdown for windows8

Method 2: NPowerTray

NPowerTray is a tiny 107 KB application that will provide you with many power options like sleep,log off,lock,hibernate,shutdown and some special options for performing shutdown activities forcibly.

It sits in your desktop tray without using any resources.

Usage: Double click the tray icon for shutdown and right click for advanced options


1)Don’t forget to add NPowerTray to your startup programs (for starting it automatically with windows)

2).NET 4 required (already included in windows 8.For using this application in older versions of windows you need to download .NET 4 and install to your system)

Download: NPowerTray

Method 3: Windows gadgets

Many shutdown gadgets are available for windows vista and 7. These gadgets also work with windows 8.You can use any one as per your wish.Here I am providing link for one of them.

Download: Shutdown gadget

I hope these three shutdown solutions will be a great help to windows 8 users.

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