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How do you shut down + logout and switch users

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by OM2, Dec 18, 2018.

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  1. OM2

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    How do you shut down Windows 10?

    Me: I hit Windows + D - this minimises all windows, then press Alt+F4

    Just wondering if this was the quickest way?
    Any other ways?
    I'd prefer keyboard shortcut

    And... what's the best way to logout and switch user?
    Currently this is what I do: Windows Key + D, hit the letter S twice (to select Sign Out), then press Enter

    Is there a better quicker way?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Triple6

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    If you click on the Start Menu, along the right side of it you have log off, switch users, and shutdown/restart options. But using a keyboard that's not really easier, using a mouse that's probably the fastest way.
     
  3. OM2

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    @Triple6 keyboard is much much faster :)
    I just find it annoying... I wanted to shave a split second off the time. LOL
     
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    But does it close all programs before shutting down?
     
  5. OM2

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    yes of course
    try it
    time yourself as well

    if any apps are unsaved, then they stop and u get a message asking if u want to force close regardless
     
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    I guess it could be quicker with a few keyboard commands but I personally like to close all my programs instead of letting Windows force close them. I'm never in such as hurry to shutdown I guess.

    If you weren't opposed to using a mouse you could pin a batch/script to the task bar that you could just single click to shutdown Windows.
     
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