The start menu power option is set to Shut Down, by default, in Windows 7. In this guide, you’ll learn how to change this default option.
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Changing the Default Start Menu Power Option
To change the default power option, do the following:
- Right click on the Task Bar and click Properties
- Under the Start Menu tab, choose your desired power button action
- Click OK to save
Test the new setting by clicking the Start button and viewing the new option.
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