How to shut down, restart, or uninstall Windows 8 with one click. –

In Windows 7 and earlier operating systems, point to the “Shutdown, restart, and shutdown” button in the Start menu options. But in Windows 8, you need to perform four (4) steps to shut down, restart, or log off.
You need to open the “correct charms” menu and then select: “Settings > Power > to close“or Restart. However, there is an easy way to put these functions into shortcuts on the Windows 8 taskbar (or desktop), and these operations can be performed with a single click.

How to uninstall Windows 8 with one click.

First of all, you need to create shortcuts by doing the following steps.

(Watch this tutorial on YouTube.)

Step 1. Create “Shutdown, Restart, and Shutdown” tabs.

1. Right click on the screen lower left corner and select from the pop-up menu “Desktop”.


2. Right click on the desktop and select “New > Shortcut”.


3. In the Location window, type one of the following commands for the appropriate button you want to create:

A. for “to close button type:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /CC:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0

and “The next one“.

Note: The last character of the command is “zero“.

B. for “Restart” button type:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /CC:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0

Note: The last character of the command is “zero“.

C. for “Sign out” button type:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /CC:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /l

Note: The last character of the command is “L“.


Enter a name for the label: e.g to close and “click”Termination“.


4. Now select the icon for the new tab.

4a. Right click on the tab and select Characteristics.


4b. In the shortcut properties window, click “Ssoup” tab and click “Change sign“.

4c. Click the “Browse” button to the right of the “Browse icons in this file” window.


4d. Then go to “C:\Windows\System32” folder and “shell32.dll” file.


4e. Select an icon from the list of available icons “OK“.


4f. Click on “OK” again to close the tab properties.


Step 2: Place the button label where you want it:

A. To place your button on the taskbar: Right click click on it and “Pin to taskbar“.



B. To start placing button labels: Right click click on it and “Pin to start



  • You can drag and drop the new tab wherever you like.

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