Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Toggle the Power Button


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Tame the Power button
In testing Windows 8.1 Update 1 on a wide range of PCs over the past few months, I've seen some interesting behaviors, including a few I can't yet explain. But here's a slightly more ordinary behavior that you can in fact toggle on or off in Update 1: That Start screen-based Power button.

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The easiest way to create a poweroff/shutdown tile on Start Screen is by simply pinning a shortcut created with a simple "shutdown /r /t 0" command line with a notepad and then change the icon to look like a power button. Your are done in less than a minute.

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