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How can I change the default, Sleep, in Vista Shut Down

By sykandtyed ·
It takes 4 key strokes to shut down Vista since your forced to select from 5 options and Sleep is the default.

My personal default would be Shut Down and my second most used is Restart.

It wouldn't be advisable to use Sleep or Hibernate on a laptop if your using the battery. I would also eliminate Switch User and those from the menu since I am the only user.

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Buried Settings

by TheChas In reply to How can I change the defa ...

The setting for the option to change the default shut down function is buried about 4 menus deep from Control Panel.

Rather than type the details, here is a link to Bob Cerelli's Vista tip on changing the default action of the power button.

http://www.onecomputerguy.com/vista_tips.htm#start_power_button

Bob has a very good selection of tips for Windows and Office.

Chas

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Thanks

by sykandtyed In reply to Buried Settings

I had a widget that was the same as XP, but using resources just for one or two a session seems like a waste.

Thanks again. /,-)

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