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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.