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.
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.