How to add a desktop shortcut to sleep Windows 7

How to add a desktop shortcut to sleep Windows 7

In this article we will show you how to create a desktop shortcut to activate the standby mode of Windows 7.

To add a desktop shortcut to put your computer to sleep on Windows 7:

  • Right-click on a blank area of your desktop > New > Shortcut.

  • In the Type the location of the item field, copy/paste the following:

rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0

  • Click on Next and give a name to the shortcut.
  • Double click on the shortcut to give it a try!
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