Introduction: Making a Shutdown Icon

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This Insrtuctible show how to make a desktop icon that shuts down the computer.

Step 1: Open Shortcut Wizard

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Step 2: Type the Directory

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type shutdown.exe -s -t 0 and click next.

Step 3: Name the Icon

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Try tricking people by making the icon the internet icon and naming it internet explorer. ENJOY!!!!!!


atombomb1945 (author)2010-08-22

Nice and simple.  However you may want to explain what the "-s" " -t" " 0" mean so values can be adjusted. 

-t and 0 is the time until shutdown occurs, it is 0 so therefore shutdown will occur immediately. You can therefore change the value to whatever suits your need. :)

The nerdling (author)2011-05-25

are you using ice xp?

alexanderm (author)2010-11-21

1 star rating, 'cause you didn't bother including the modifier descriptions, even after atombomb1945 asked for them. The rest is an above average how-to. Thanks for making it, though... not too many people realize that shutting down Windows is actually a program that runs.

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