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Anonymous
August 22, 2005 9:54:22 PM

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Is there a way I can make a shutdown and log off button on my desktop so that
when I double click on them it either shuts the computer off or restarts it
intstead of going to the start menu?

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Anonymous
August 23, 2005 1:37:41 AM

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Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.

reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05

Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05

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Richard Urban
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User

Quote from: George Ankner
"If you knew as much as you thought you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!"

"ThaMasta" <ThaMasta@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Is there a way I can make a shutdown and log off button on my desktop so
> that
> when I double click on them it either shuts the computer off or restarts
> it
> intstead of going to the start menu?
Anonymous
August 23, 2005 1:37:42 AM

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"Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:

|>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
|>
|>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
|>
|>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05

The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0

I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.
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Anonymous
August 23, 2005 1:37:43 AM

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<Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov> wrote in message
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> "Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> |>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
> |>
> |>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
> |>
> |>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05
>
> The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
> E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0
>
> I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.

How does the "-r" shutdown your system? With the "-r" switch it should
*reboot* your system.

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William
Anonymous
August 23, 2005 1:37:44 AM

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"WTC" <bcrawfordjr(remove)@hotmail.com> wrote:

|><Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov> wrote in message
|>news:301lg19o2bk2h7ltadu54c1ud19kfolf61@4ax.com...
|>> "Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:
|>>
|>> |>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
|>> |>
|>> |>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
|>> |>
|>> |>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05
|>>
|>> The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
|>> E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0
|>>
|>> I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.

|>How does the "-r" shutdown your system? With the "-r" switch it should
|>*reboot* your system.

I've a newer computer and to shutdown I just hit the button, I multi
boot, to change systems I want to restart not shutdown.

So I use -r the OP I imagine would want to use -s.
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Anonymous
August 23, 2005 2:53:41 AM

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I don't understand what you are getting at here!

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Regards,

Richard Urban
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User

Quote from: George Ankner
"If you knew as much as you thought you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!"

<Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov> wrote in message
news:301lg19o2bk2h7ltadu54c1ud19kfolf61@4ax.com...
> "Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> |>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
> |>
> |>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
> |>
> |>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05
>
> The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
> E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0
>
> I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.
> --
>
> http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/bunny.php
Anonymous
August 23, 2005 2:53:42 AM

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"Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:

|>I don't understand what you are getting at here!

?, agree'd with your method, and add'd that if one were to put it into
the quick launch menu one click is all it takes. And at 20K it's
nothing to have it sit in memory.

It's how I do it.

|>--
|>Regards,
|>
|>Richard Urban
|>Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
|>
|>Quote from: George Ankner
|>"If you knew as much as you thought you know,
|>You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!"
|>
|><Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov> wrote in message
|>news:301lg19o2bk2h7ltadu54c1ud19kfolf61@4ax.com...
|>> "Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:
|>>
|>> |>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
|>> |>
|>> |>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
|>> |>
|>> |>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05
|>>
|>> The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
|>> E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0
|>>
|>> I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.
|>> --
|>>
|>> http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/bunny.php
|>

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Anonymous
August 23, 2005 11:03:33 AM

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This is a cool one.
http://grc.com/wizmo/wizmo.htm

regards,
ssg MS-MVP

ThaMasta wrote:

> Is there a way I can make a shutdown and log off button on my desktop so that
> when I double click on them it either shuts the computer off or restarts it
> intstead of going to the start menu?
Anonymous
August 23, 2005 11:34:30 AM

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One says "reboot" in 5 seconds. The other says "shutdown" in 5 seconds. I
just gave the O/P a second option seeing as he was curious.

--
Regards,

Richard Urban
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User

Quote from: George Ankner
"If you knew as much as you thought you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!"

"WTC" <bcrawfordjr(remove)@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> <Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov> wrote in message
> news:301lg19o2bk2h7ltadu54c1ud19kfolf61@4ax.com...
>> "Richard Urban [MVP]" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> |>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
>> |>
>> |>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
>> |>
>> |>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05
>>
>> The -r is how I shutdown my system, well really:
>> E:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0
>>
>> I also put it in the quick launch bar - it's one click and I'm down.
>
> How does the "-r" shutdown your system? With the "-r" switch it should
> *reboot* your system.
>
> --
> William
>
>
>
August 23, 2005 8:07:46 PM

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Richard Urban [MVP] wrote on Mon, 22 Aug 2005:

>Create a shortcut with the following in the "target" line.
>
>reboot in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 05
>
>Shutdown in 5 seconds = C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 05


Hi ThaMasta

Just wanted to say that if you use Richard's method (above) you can get
icons for your new shortcuts here:

http://www.vanusa.org/page6.html

(at bottom of page, "Shutdown Restart Icons".)

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