Shutdown or Restart Windows 7 using keyboard keys only

An interesting way to shutdown or restart your Windows 7 computer without using the mouse cursor; but by using keyboard keys only. Make sure you have saved all your work before you try it.

Press the Windows Key (WinKey).
Release it
Press the Right Arrow key
Hit Enter !

Re-starting though, may not so convenient.

Press the Windows Key.
Release it.
Press the Right Arrow key twice
Press the Up Arrow key
Hit Enter !

Windows Vista users may need to do this to shut down or restart your computer without using the cursor.

Press the Windows Key.
Press the Right Arrow key thrice
Hit Enter.
Press & leave each key. Don’t keep the keys pressed.

Re-starting though, is again not so convenient.

Press the Windows Key.
Press the Right Arrow key thrice
Press the Up Arrow key twice.
Hit Enter.

Hope you like this tip!

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Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK is an end-user Windows enthusiast, a Microsoft MVP in Windows, since 2006, and the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.