Easily Shut Down Windows 8

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Steps

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    One way to shut a Windows 8 computer down is by accessing the Quick Access menu
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    One way to access this menu is to right-click on the Start Menu button in the lower left corner of the screen.
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    Alternatively, press the Windows key and the "x" key at the same time
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    The Quick Access menu will open in the lower left corner of the screen.
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    Click "Shut down or sign out"
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    Click "Shut down"
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    This is one of the ways to shut down a Windows 8 computer. Let's look at another way.
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    Press the Windows key and the "I" key at the same time
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    We will be brought to Settings.
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    Click the "Power" button
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    Click "Shut down"
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    The same thing can be done by opening the sidebar with the mouse cursor.
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    To open it, move the mouse cursor either to the upper right corner of the screen, or lower right corner
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    Click "Settings"
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    Do the same thing by clicking "Power" and then "Shut down". Now let's look at a third way to do this, by going to the Start Menu.
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    Click the Start Menu button in the lower left corner of the screen
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    Move the mouse cursor to the lower right corner of the screen
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    Click "Settings"
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    Click "Power"
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    Click "Shut down"
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    Let's look at a fourth way.
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    Go back to the desktop by clicking "Desktop"
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    Press "Alt" and "F4" at the same time
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    Select "Shut down" from the dropdown menu
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    Press "OK"
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    In our case, for the sake of the tutorial, we're going to press "Cancel".
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    This concludes our tutorial on several easy ways to shut down Windows 8 computers
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