In Windows Vista, you had to go through a lot of steps to change the default settings for the Windows Start button, but in Windows 7, changing its behavior is easy. If you want to be able to click on “Start” and then choose “Sleep” or “Hiberate” instead of “Shut Down,” (or vice versa) you can make that change right from the Taskbar with very little effort on your part. To make the adjustment, just right-click on the Taskbar and select “Properties.” Then click on the “Start Menu” tab and choose your desired action from the drop-down list provided. Click “OK” and you’re done! A simple change and so incredibly easy – just the way I like it.
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