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    Default Shut down / Restart your Computer, the geek way!

    Here are a few old ways to shut down/restart your computer, the geek way!

    Windows XP:



    Press windows key and then press "U" twice to shutdown

    Press Windows key then U and R to restart

    Press Windows key and L twice to logoff

    Windows Vista/Windows 7

    Press Windows key and then press "Right arrow" thrice and U to shut down

    Press Windows key and then press right arrow thrice and R to restart

    Press Windows key then press right arrow thrice and L to logoff

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    Thanks for these, you were right about them being old my friend, they are so old they must have been written in stone

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    Quote Originally Posted by nithinr6 View Post
    Press Windows key then press right arrow thrice and L to logoff
    LogOff or Lock ??
    Win Key + L is for lock though

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    Quote Originally Posted by pyu.agrawal View Post
    LogOff or Lock ??
    Win Key + L is for lock though
    It is for logoff. You have to release the win key before you press the other keys.

    thanks for the links Anand sir. btw when i tested it in windows 7 it worked.

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    a tip a day keeps the doctor away;-)
    Thank you

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    Its very rare, I logoff or shutdown my PC (laptop)...in my style, I just put down the LCD and my PC is get hibernated.

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    ^That's the most simple of all... and I just hit Power key available on my Keyboard to shutdown or sometimes I use power button of CPU to shutdown my PC.

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