How To Shutdown Windows 10 – 7 Ways
Tips & Tricks 27-Apr-2017

How To Shutdown Windows 10 – 7 Ways

A lot of people are finding it difficult to find out the shutdown button in Windows 10. It was very easy to spot it in older versions of Windows, as it stayed at the same place for so long. With Windows 10, most of the UI changed, and the location of the Shutdown button too. This article will teach you 7 ways on how to shutdown Windows 10.

1. How To Shutdown Windows 10 – The Start Menu Approach

  1. The simplest way to shutdown Windows 10 is to first click the Start button
  2. Click the I/O button
  3. Finally, click on Shut Down

2. How To Shutdown Windows 10 – The WinX Menu Approach

  1. Right click the Start button to open the WinX manu.
  2. Hover over Shut down or sign out
  3. Finally, select Shut Down

3. How To Shutdown Windows 10 Using The Command Prompt

  1. Open Command Prompt
  2. Type shutdown /s and hit Enter
  3. Your Windows 10 computer will shutdown immediately.

4. Shutdown Windows 10 With Run Dialog Box

  1. Open Run dialog box. This can done by pressing the Windows Key + R.
  2. Type shutdown /s and hit Enter
  3. This will shut down your computer.

5. Shutdown from the Lock Screen

  1. Reach the lock screen somehow. You can do that by pressing the Windows Key + L.
  2. Then you have to click on the I/O button from the bottom right of the screen.
  3. The you have to select Shut Down from the menu that opens.

6. Use the Power Button

  1. All the laptops and touch screen devices have a power button. You can either press that to get the menu option for Shutting down your device, or you can use it to shut down your device directly.
  2. To shutdown your device directly, first open Power Options by searching it from the Start Menu search box.
  3. Then select “choose what the power buttons do” option from the left pane.
  4. Finally select Shut down in the option for “When I press the power button”.

7. Shutdown Using the Shut Down Windows Dialog Box

  1. Go to desktop and press Alt + F4
  2. Select Shut down from the options that appear and click OK