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Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

  1. #1


    +Bob+ Guest

    Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

    (Vista SP1 - I run in non-aero mode)

    When I choose Start -> Shutdown it always defaults to "Sleep" unlike
    previous versions of Windows which always defaulted to the last choice
    you'd made.

    Is there some way to get the previous behavior or to make the default
    Shutdown instead of Sleep?



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  2. #2


    Synapse Syndrome Guest

    Re: Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

    "+Bob+" <uctraing@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:auat84lddrnkd98vgl8i619635refv3p9c@xxxxxx

    > (Vista SP1 - I run in non-aero mode)
    >
    > When I choose Start -> Shutdown it always defaults to "Sleep" unlike
    > previous versions of Windows which always defaulted to the last choice
    > you'd made.
    >
    > Is there some way to get the previous behavior or to make the default
    > Shutdown instead of Sleep?

    Yeah, in Power Options, edit your 'plan'. Under Power Buttons.

    ss.



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  3. #3


    Ramesh, MS-MVP Guest

    Re: Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

    You can change the Start menu Power button action via Control Panel - Power
    Options - Change plan settings - Change advanced power settings.

    See:

    Change Vista Start menu Power button action to Shut Down the computer:
    http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/se...-the-computer/

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    The Winhelponline Blog: http://www.winhelponline.com/blog
    Windows® Troubleshooting: http://www.winhelponline.com


    "+Bob+" <uctraing@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:auat84lddrnkd98vgl8i619635refv3p9c@xxxxxx

    > (Vista SP1 - I run in non-aero mode)
    >
    > When I choose Start -> Shutdown it always defaults to "Sleep" unlike
    > previous versions of Windows which always defaulted to the last choice
    > you'd made.
    >
    > Is there some way to get the previous behavior or to make the default
    > Shutdown instead of Sleep?
    >
    >


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  4. #4


    +Bob+ Guest

    Re: Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

    On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:36:34 +0530, "Ramesh, MS-MVP"
    <ramesh@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >You can change the Start menu Power button action via Control Panel - Power
    >Options - Change plan settings - Change advanced power settings.
    >
    >See:
    >
    >Change Vista Start menu Power button action to Shut Down the computer:
    >http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/se...-the-computer/

    Holy moly - they buried that deep enough!

    Thanks :-)

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  5. #5


    Ramesh, MS-MVP Guest

    Re: Start -> Shutdown -> Default to Shutdown?

    You're welcome!

    --
    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    The Winhelponline Blog: http://www.winhelponline.com/blog
    Windows® Troubleshooting: http://www.winhelponline.com


    "+Bob+" <uctraing@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:9pgv8450inr01as5n1no02uvk6ucttf0ls@xxxxxx

    > On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:36:34 +0530, "Ramesh, MS-MVP"
    > <ramesh@xxxxxx> wrote:
    >

    >>You can change the Start menu Power button action via Control Panel -
    >>Power
    >>Options - Change plan settings - Change advanced power settings.
    >>
    >>See:
    >>
    >>Change Vista Start menu Power button action to Shut Down the computer:
    >>http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/se...-the-computer/
    >
    >
    > Holy moly - they buried that deep enough!
    >
    > Thanks :-)


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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