Windows 7 - A desktop shortcut to put your computer to sleep (Standby)


Windows 7 - A desktop shortcut to put your computer to sleep (Standby)


Here's how to create a desktop shortcut to activate the standby mode of 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!
Published by jak58. Latest update on October 19, 2016 at 04:47 PM by owilson.
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