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Create shutdown, restart, log-off and hibernate shortcuts for your desktop.
- Right click your desktop - New - Shortcut
Enter the following based on your desired shortcut Shutdown: shutdown -s -t 0 Restart: shutdown -r -t 0 Logoff: shutdown -l -t 0 Hibernate: rundll32.e...
Anything works here.
This is a functional shortcut, you may want to give it an icon though. So right click it and choose "Properties".
- Change Icon... - Choose your icon - Done!
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