Slideshow: Set up a Windows 8 shutdown shortcut

Shutdown is just a click away

Once the shortcut is pinned, you will always have access to a quick shutdown.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.