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How To Enable Slide to Shut-down Feature in windows 10 / 8.1

Create Slide To Shut-down short cut in Windows 10 Slide To Shut-down provides a easy user interface to shut-down 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

To see the the Slide to Shutdown feature in Windows 10 in action,
Press Win + R short cut keys on the keyboard to open the Run dialogue

And Type command slide to shutdown

The Slide To Shut Down feature will make the lock screen roll down half
way through the screen. Then all you need to do is to pull it down to shut down your PC.

To quickly shut down your Windows 10/8.1 touch device, you can create a Slide To Shutdown shortcut on your desktop.

If you want to have permanent access to the feature, you can create a shortcut or pin the slidetoshutdown.exe file to the Start menu or Taskbar.

How to create Slide To Shutdown Shortcut in windows 10 Desktop Step By Step:

To create a Slide To Shutdown shortcut, right-click on your Windows desktop and select New > Shortcut. Now in the Create Shortcut wizard that opens,

 In the Type the location of the item field, Type  %windir%\System32\SlideToShutDown.exe

Click on Next.
Give the shortcut a name –   SlideToShutDown, and click on Finish.

Now select the short cut right click on it select properties - As shown bellow image click on change Icon select the appropriate icon for this.

Now when you want to shutdown your your tablet or touch device, clikc /touch this icon.
The lock screen will roll down half way through the screen and stay there.
Drag it down to the bottom edge of the screen and your computer will  shut-down.

Tablet users especially, may find this feature more useful, if you create its shortcut on the desktop or pin it to your taskbar.

The Slide to shutdown feature can be used with the mouse as well, you can drag the overlay down with the mouse pointer.

Trick 2 To create Slide to shutdown:

Navigate using File Explorer into the following folder:

There you will find the slidetoshutdown.exe file. Right click it to pin it to Start or to the taskbar
you can drag the slidetoshutdown.exe file to Desktop while holding down the Alt key. This will create a shortcut on the Desktop.

To try the feature, launch the Run box (Windows+R is the quickest way to do this) and type slidetoshutdown.exe. Hit OK, and a shutter-style screen will appear. Drag down on this, to shut down Windows.
Browse to C:\Windows\System32, scroll down and right-click on slidetoshutdown.exe and choose the action you want. You can create a desktop shortcut or pin it to the taskbar or Start screen.

Hope You Enjoy This New windows 10 Feature.

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