Shutdown/Lock Button on start menu

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by WendyC88, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. WendyC88

    WendyC88 Guest

    I get it where I can change the sleep button on the start menu to shutdown.
    Any way to change the lock button to something else, such as sleep? Or
    hibernate? Thanks!
    WendyC88, Feb 18, 2007
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    Joe Medford Guest

    Not that I know of, but that could be a good feature
    Joe Medford, Feb 18, 2007
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    Dale Guest

    I miss the old way of logging off. Like the opportunity to cancel in case
    hitting shutdown as a slip of the mouse. And being able to easily switch
    users or log off or shutdown without having to get handcramps trying to hit
    a little menu that is past the options I never use.
    Dale, Feb 18, 2007
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    Scott Guest


    This is poor design if you ask me. I don't get the logic behind it at
    all. It's overly difficult just to do a simple thing like log off.
    Scott, Feb 18, 2007
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    Phil Guest

    You can get the classic shutdown menu by pressing alt & F4,
    any help?,
    Phil, Feb 18, 2007
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    Dale Guest

    Not really.

    When I am sure enough that I want to shut down to hit Alt-F4, I may as well
    hit the shutdown on the menu. It is the accidental slips of the mouse that
    leave me with a sleeping computer that I don't like.

    As for using Alt-F4 for closing Windows, that only works if everything else
    is closed or minimized. Otherwise it just closes the current window. And
    it is a very awkward keyboard combination. This is just one of the few
    things about Vista that I think they really got wrong. Well, actually I
    have a whole list of things but this is one of only a handful that I think
    is significant.

    Dale, Feb 18, 2007
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    Joe Medford Guest

    I personally like to new way to shutdown

    Joe Medford, Feb 18, 2007
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    Joe Medford Guest

    If you change to button to shutdown, the only slip you could do is lock the
    Joe Medford, Feb 18, 2007
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