This will show you how to create a Power Options, or any other Control Panel item, shortcut on the desktop. You can then move it where you like to use it at.
Open the Control Panel.
NOTE: Open Start menu and click on the Control Panel button
Click on the Classic View
link in the upper left corner. (See screenshot below step 4)
Right click on the Power Options
icon and click Create Shortcut
NOTE: This will create a shortcut on the desktop. You can also do this for any other Control Panel icon you want a shortcut for to
Close the Control Panel.
Right click on the new Power Options shortcut on the desktop and click on Rename
. (See screenshot below step 6)
NOTE: To have the shortcut name prefix or arrow removed from any other newly created shortcuts, see: How To Remove The Shortcut Prefix On The Shortcut Name in Vista and How to Remove or Change the Shortcut Arrow in Vista
Type in a name you want for the shortcut and press Enter
Now you can move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.
NOTE: For example, in Quick Launch.