Shutdown Windows 8 from context menu

Just click Yes to get thru the UAC


Using the Reg files

As I mentioned, I created a REG file that can be used to instantaneously add my full Shut Down menu to your Windows 8 system. In addition, I have created a second REG file that will instantaneously remove the full Shut Down menu from your Windows 8 system. You can download both these files in the linked zip file. The files are named AddShutDownMenu.txt and RemoveShutDownMenu.txt. When you want to use them, you'll need to rename the file extension from .txt to .reg.

When you are ready to add the Shut Down menu to your Windows 8 system, just double click the AddShutDownMenu.reg file. When you do, you'll see a UAC like the one shown in Figure M. Just go ahead and click Yes.

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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