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A Desktop Shortcut to Put Your Computer to Sleep (Standby) on Windows 7

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

A Desktop Shortcut to Put Your Computer to Sleep (Standby) on Windows 7)

  • Right-click on an 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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Thank you. An .ico file would have been a cherry to this cake.

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