Windows 8 does no longer provide you with an obvious button to shut your machine down, put it to sleep or restart it. You now have the optoins to either shut down with the Ctrl + Alt + Del screen or to find your way through some hot-corner menus to do so. If you choose to try the latter, move your mouse to the top right corner of the screen to activate the appropriate menu, then move the mouse down to the Settings option:

Then click the Power button to open the shut down menu and choose the action of your choice:

Shutdown Windows 8
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    October 8, 2014 at 4:43 am

    I use pressing the “Windows button” simultaneously with “I”. That should open the settings and then just use the arrow keys to get to the power options and enter desired choice.


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