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Windows 7: Creating a shortcut to "turn off display"

12 Sep 2014   #11
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

But... hmm... I tried it and it's not quite what I wanted. I'm enclosing a pic. I'd like to place what's in the pic if possible on the taskbar permanently and have it there when I start up the computer. That would be really cool... but I don't know how to program. Wondering if it's even possible.




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12 Sep 2014   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm not sure about that one, but the shortcut below can get you closer.

Power Options Shortcut - Create
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13 Sep 2014   #13
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Yup. I found the manual shortcut method got me one click away from what I wanted and that's pretty darned good compared to what it took before. Now installed on my taskbar, Sean, I bow seven times seven toward you in Seven Forums and pronounce you Seven Prophet and Humanitarian. I am your most humble servant, Dan.
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13 Sep 2014   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ah, shucks.

I'm glad that one will work for you.
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