How To Shut Down PC In Less Than 1 Second

Windows operating System has come with a remote shutdown tool to shut down and restart Windows. You can control this tool through the command line, but a much faster alternative is to create a shortcut. By this shortcut method you can easily Shut Down, Hibernate, Logoff, Restart and Sleep PC in Less than 1 Second.

How To Shut Down PC Fastest By Shortcut Method

1. Right-click your Windows 7 desktop and select New>Shortcut

2. Type shutdown.exe -s -t 00 in the location field

3. Click Next, give a name to the shortcut, e.g. Shut Down Computer, and click

4. Double-click the shortcut to instantly shut down the system. (For Single Click
Follow the below tips)

Note -

1. To Customize the Shortcut icon – Right-click on the shortcut > Click Properties > Click Change Icon> Choose an icon > Click OK> Click OK

2. You can pin this shortcut from the desktop to the taskbar by right-click on the
shortcut and click Pin to Taskbar.

For Create shortcuts of Restart, Logoff, Sleep and Hibernate Use Following Codes in the location field of Create Shortcut dialog-box

Shutdown = shutdown.exe -s -t 00

Restart     = shutdown.exe -r -t 00

Logoff       = shutdown.exe -l

Hibernate  = rundll32.exe


Sleep        = rundll32.exe
                   powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0


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