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Set Default Shut Down Windows Dialog Action with Group Policy

How to Set Default Shut Down Windows Dialog Action with Group Policy in Windows 10

In Windows Vista, Microsoft changed the way you shut down Windows. They made the classic Shutdown Windows dialog less prominent. Instead, they implemented a dropdown menu for the shutdown button in the Start menu. Although Windows 10 comes with a lot of ways to shutdown your PC, the classic shutdown dialog is accessible only with the help of a hotkey. Windows 10 does not provide any way to change the default Shutdown command in the classic Shutdown dialog.

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Disable Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate in Windows 10

Windows has undergone many changes from Windows XP to Windows 10. Today, the operating system has slightly different ways to do the same tasks. Windows 10 offers various ways to restart and shutdown a PC. In this article, we will see how to hide the power commands (Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate) in Windows 10. This can be useful if you are an administrator, and want to restrict user access to these tools.

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Enable Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows 10

When you click on the shutdown or restart command in the Start menu or Win + X menu of Windows 10, the operating system performs the selected action directly. While this is okay for regular users, there are instances like if you are a system administrator where you need to keep the system running for as long as possible without any downtime. If there's a reason to restart or shutdown, it's handy for many IT companies to log and document these reasons so over time they may analyze why the restart or shutdown was required to maximize their Windows session uptime. For this, you can enable the Shutdown Event Tracker feature.
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Add Shutdown Context Menu in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the operating system is able to automatically reopen apps which were running before shutdown or restart. This behavior is totally unexpected for most Windows users who upgraded to the recent release of the OS. To avoid this issue, you can add a special "Shut Down" context menu to the Desktop that restores the classic behavior.
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All ways to restart and shutdown Windows 10

Windows has undergone many changes from Windows XP to Windows 10. Today, the operating system has slightly different ways to do the same tasks. Compared to Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 10 has a less confusing user interface and the Start menu is revived. In this article, we will see the various ways to restart and shutdown a Windows 10 PC.
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