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Shutting Down Windows 8

Posted by Alan McBurney on March 13, 2012

Now that the Start Orb has been consigned to history is Windows 8 many people are finding it difficult to shutdown their PC.

There are various methods to achieve this

  1. Ctrl – Alt- Del the the power button in the lower right hand corner
  2. From the desktop Alt – F4 (If you not already at the desktop then Win+D will get you there)
  3. Win+I then up arrow followed by enter

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