Thursday, September 22, 2011

How to Shutdown or Restart a Windows 8 Computer?

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Windows 8 is loaded with many exciting features. Even though its initial installation steps are almost similar to Windows 7, configuration steps has got many changes. Notably, your session can be configured for cloud applications using Windows Live ID. At the time of first log-in, we will experience a complete redesign of its GUI, the large icon view of Windows desktop is called Metro view. But if you are going to shutdown or restart a Windows 8 machine, it will be little bit difficult to find  the option, because Microsoft has complete relocated the SHUTDOWN button.

Here I will just show you the option to shutdown or restart a Windows 8 machine.

1. If you are at the Metro screen, move your mouse pointer towards left bottom of the screen.
2. Now above top of the start button you can find Settings button, as seen in the below picture.

3. Click on the settings button.
4. Now a green pane will appear on the right side of the screen, as seen in the below picture
 
5. Click on the Power button there.
6. Now you will get a choice window, and you can click Shutdown or Restart as per your choice!

Also, watch this video which shows how to shutdown or restart a Windows 8 computer.

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