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Create Slide to Shutdown Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Slide to Shutdown Shortcut in Windows 10

Back in Windows 8.1, Microsoft added a new way to shutdown the operating system with the "Slide to shutdown" feature. Windows 10 also comes with this option. Slide To Shutdown provides a special user interface to shutdown the OS with a gesture. Let's create a shortcut to activate this feature in Windows 10.

Try the Slide-to-Shutdown feature in Windows 10

Try the Slide-to-Shutdown feature in Windows 10

In Windows 8.1, Microsoft added a secret hidden "Slide to shutdown" feature. Windows 10 also comes with this option. Slide To Shutdown provides a fancier user interface to shutdown Windows with a swipe. It was created for PCs and tablets with Connected Standby. Connected Standby is a power management feature similar to what smartphones have. Most Desktop PCs and x86 tablets do not support the Connected Standby sleep state. However, you can use this Slide-to-Shutdown feature regardless. Here's how.

SlideToShutdown is the Start Screen’s power button alternative in Windows 8.1

SlideToShutdown is the Start Screen’s power button alternative in Windows 8.1

Do you know that Windows 8.1 comes with an alternative way to shutdown your PC? The feature called 'Slide To Shutdown' provides a fancier user interface to shutdown Windows with a swipe. It was created for PCs and tablets with Connected Standby. Connected Standby is a power management feature similar to what smartphones have. Most Desktop PCs and x86 tablets do not support the Connected Standby sleep state. However, you can use this Slide-to-Shutdown feature regardless. Here's how.