It is true that the outdated way of shutting down your Windows 10 PC just takes three clicks. But why invest extra energy if you can use it in two steps. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to make a Windows 10 shutdown icon.

Make a Windows 10 shutdown icon

To make a Windows 10 shutdown icon, follow this procedure step by step.

Right-click on the Desktop and then choose the New -> Shortcut option as the following image is showing.

Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Type the following command in the Location textbox.

Shutdown.exe /s /t 00

And then click the Next button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Next button, the following option will appear.

Enter the name of the shortcut and then click the Finish button as highlighted in the above image. The icon will display on the desktop as follows.


By following this procedure, you will be able to make a Windows 10 shutdown icon.

How to add a Windows 10 Shutdown icon on the desktop

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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