Is there a Windows 7 shortcut to shutdown your PC? There are some “hidden” shortcuts that are not on our official list of Windows 7 shortcuts, one of those shortcuts is the hidden shortcut to shutdown.
The shortcut to shutdown has been changed in Windows 7:
Windows 7 Shortcut to Shutdown
- Windows key, Right arrow, Enter
Windows Vista Shortcut to Shutdown
- Windows key, Right Arrow, Right Arrow, Right Arrow, u
- Sleep Mode: Windows key, Right arrow, Enter
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By the way, if you are looking for a handy gadget to shutdown your PC at a specific time, grab the Windows 7 shutdown timer!
Windows 8 Users
On Windows 8 you need to first sign out on the Start screen before you can shutdown, but you can create a shortcut too, more about it here