Here’s the updated version of the popular shutdown shortcut for Windows XP. Just right-click onto an empty area of the desktop then select New then Shortcut from the menu that appears. Click the Browse button and navigate your way to: C:\Windows\System32\Shutdown.exe.
Click Next, give the shortcut a name and click Finish. Now right-click the new shortcut, select Properties and in the Target box, add the command line â€˜switchâ€™ -l (to log off), -s (to shut down) or -r (to reboot). A basic shutdown shortcut command line should look like this: More »