Need to shut down your PC in a hurry? Simple. Here are two handy keyboard shortcuts to save you time and mousing.
Close all open programs A little-known set of keystrokes will shut down all active programs at once in no time.
Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and then Alt-T to open Task Manager's Applications tab. Press the down arrow, and then Shift-down arrow to select all the programs listed in the window. When they're all selected, press Alt-E, then Alt-F, and finally x to close Task Manager.
For those of you keeping score at home, that's seven steps that … Read more