Alternately, you can use applications , such as the ShutDowN tool. It provides you with a fast way to shutdown or reboot your computer.
Fast and easy to use shutdown manager with Command line interface
The program can help you set your computer to shutdown reboot or hibernate, depending on your preferences. It provides you with fast access to the regular shutdown tools, as certain operating systems, such as Windows 8 have their shutdown panel rather difficult to reach.
In addition, you can set your computer to hibernate, saving all your work for when you return to your computer.
Straightforward and reliable shutdown utility that can be ran from any computer
ShutDowN is a flexible application that can be ran on almost any computer, providing you with a fast way to shutdown or restart your device. Because it runs in command line, it has no special requirements and it does not stress your computer’s memory and processor. Furthermore, the program can be integrated with other applications, that can schedule your computer to shutdown at a certain hour or start at a determined time.
A handy feature of the application is the ability to abort any started shutdown, reboot or hibernate process, a thing your built-in shutdown manager cannot do. If you accidentally rebooted your computer, you can quickly abort the process and avoid losing unsaved data.
A lightweight, yet dependable computer shutdown tool
To sum it up, ShutDowN can help you reboot your computer with ease, or set it to hibernate. Although the application can be extended, by adding a shutdown scheduler, it still provides you with a fast and reliable way to shutdown your computer.
Reviewed by Andrei Fercalo on May 19th, 2014
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Application descriptionShutDowN provides you with simple means of setting your computer to perform certain actions, such as shutdown, hiberna...