- Right click on Desktop and choose New Shortcut
- ‘Create Shortcut’ window opens where you have to type (or copy/paste) the following script in the box provided for typing the location of the item.
%windir%System32shutdown.exe -s -t 0
- Click next and type a name for the shortcut and hit Finish.
That’s it!! Now you can shutdown your PC simply by clicking this shortcut from desktop itself.
Besides this there is another trick to instantly shutdown your PC. The word instantly is emphasized because by doing this way, your PC will shutdown immediately without having any delay for saving your settings and all that.