How to shut down a computer with Windows. The unusual few known method

Do you have a touchscreen laptop or a tablet with Windows 10? You can do a trick to shut it down with a shortcut like “slide to shutdown”.

Here is what you have to do:

  1. Right-click on desktop and choose New -> Shortcut
  2. Paste the next text: %windir%\System32\SlideToShutDown.exe
  3. Name the shortcut as you want and save it

You can place it in the taskbar for a faster acces.

All you have to do is to click the shortcut and then to do the elegant slide gesture.

Windows 10 has managed to surpass the XP in January, having a market share of just a little under 11,85%, while XP has 11,42%, according to NetMarketShare numbers.

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Have you already got Windows 10? The announcement made by Micosoft

The new version of the operating system has been very well received by users. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has reached 270 milion active users! All users who have upgraded the operating system or have bought a computer or laptop with Windows 10 since the operating system became available in July last year were taken into account.

The ones from Microsoft are saying that the rate of absorption of Windows 10 is with 145% bigger than the one for Windows 7. “Windows 10 is the version with the fastest growth for both consumers and enterprises” said Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. And  the company’s vice president, Terry Myerson, said that Windows 10 was used for more than 75 bilion hours. 14 mlion people switched to Windows 10 from the first day of launch, 75 milion in the first month...

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Windows 10 has now surpassed the XP. What is, however, the most widely used operating system from Microsoft?


Windows 10 is now approaching  to 12% of the market, according to

Windows 10 has just managed to overtake Windows 8.1 and XP at market share. NetMarketShare analysts say the most new version of the operating system from Microsoft has reached 11,85% while XP has  11.42, and Windows 8.1 comes with 10.40%.

The most widely used remains, though, Windows 7, installed on more than half of the computers in the world, with a 52.47% share in January.

An interesting thing is that Windows 98 is still installed on 0.01% of computers, although nearly two decades have passed since its launch.

The figures may look like Mac OS X 10.10 and  10.11 climbed slightly from 5.77% market share in January towards 5.22% in December.

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