Make the Sleep Shortcut in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

Hi! You're watching VisiHow! This is a tutorial on how to make a sleep shortcut on Windows 8 computers. In this video, the "sleep.txt" file is opened by clicking it. The text is copied. To do this, the text is highlighted and right-clicked. Then, "Copy" is clicked. These steps are reproduced in step 1.

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Steps

  1. 1
    We copy the text from the line below
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    • rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0
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    Now we need to right-click an empty space on the desktop
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    Then, we move the mouse cursor to "New"
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  4. 4
    Then, we click "Shortcut"
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    Now, we need to simply paste the copied text into the text box
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    We do it by right-clicking the text box and selecting "Paste".
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    Then, we click "Next"
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  7. 7
    We need to call this shortcut
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    Let's name it "Sleep". We can call it whatever we want; but in this video, it is "Sleep".
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    Then, we click "Finish"
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    Once this is done, a shortcut will be created.
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    If we double-click the "Sleep" icon, the computer will go to sleep
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This concludes our tutorial on how to make a sleep shortcut on Windows 8 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.

Video: Make the Sleep Shortcut in Windows 8

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