posted on May 20th 2014, at 15:32
by lunarg
Adds a Shutdown icon to be added to the Windows 8 start menu. Clicking the icon opens the old Shut Down Windows dialog where you can shutdown or restart the computer.

The shortcut points in fact to a VBScript which calls the Shut Down Windows dialog, present since Windows 95.

Download and install the script. An icon will be placed inside the legacy start menu. Because the NSIS installer system does not yet provide ways to handle Windows 8 start tiles, you will probably manually have to add the tile. To do this, go to the start screen, then search for Shutdown, right-click it and pin it to the start screen. Alternatively, you could also pin it to the taskbar if you prefer.

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last updated on May 20th 2014, at 16:01 by lunarg

Installer for the tool.

Puts the script in a location and creates a shortcut to it to be placed on the Windows 8 start menu.

(2014-05-20) Disable check for Windows 8 to allow usage on any RDP-enabled computer.

Windows executable
69.96 KB