At default the power button of windows seven is Shout Down. But while running windows, many of us frequently need for Restart or other power actions. So it will more friendly if we could change the default power button to our most used button. So in this post I will show you a very easy way to change the power button to Restart, Sleep, Switch User, Lock or Log Off. Let’s proceed.

Change windows default power button

How to Give Other Power Button Instead of Default Button in Windows 7 Start Menu :

1. At start menu, right-click on your power button (Shut Down). Then go to Properties.

right click on the power button

right click on the power button

click on properties

click on properties

2. After clicking on properties, you will allow to choose your desired button to be appeared as default. I selected Restart. Then click OK.

Choose your desired button

Choose your desired button

3. Now my default button is changed to Restart from Shut Down as below.

my default button is changed

my default button is changed

That’s all about changing power button. But you can still use all options by clicking in arrow beside the button as below.

click on arrow to access all types of powers

click on arrow to access all types of powers

Have fun.

Author: 

Jaber is a tech enthusiast, geek and web worm from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is the founder and Chief-Editor of TechGainer. While he is away from his keyboard, either he's fishing or messing with wildlife. In case, you can contact him at rijans[at]techgainer[dot]com.