Windows 8 Abort shortcut

It will help you to quickly cancel a restart or shut down that had a time delay.
You can download to create a shortcut. Or you can try the following steps to create a shortcut manually.

1. Right click or press and hold on a empty area of the desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

2. Type in the command below into the location area, and click/tap on the Next button.

3. Type Abort for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button.

4. Right click on the new Abort shortcut on the Desktop and click/tap on Properties.

5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button.

6. Click/tap on OK

7. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below and press Enter.

8. Select the CROSS (which is in red in color) icon , and click/tap on OK.

9. Click/tap on OK

Reference: forumwindows8