Here's the video tutorial plus the full source code on how add Metro shortcuts to Shutdown, Restart and Log Off computer to the Windows 8 Metro UI with a single pin. Wow looks clever. thanks labnol!
Windows 8 comes with a genius array of new features, Metro UI-based elements, Metro Full Screen Apps. The UI-related enhancements, native utilities and features, Windows 8 Desktop, Metro Start Screen and Windows 8 Search are the most essential. These Windows 8 elements have been totally revamped with new metro look, accompanied by some new and pleasan features.
Source Code: Application Tools createButton.vbs
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Created Shutdown, Restart and Log Off buttons in your Programs Menu. You can now pin them to the start Screen.
How to Shutdown, Restart and Log Off Windows 8
Press Alt+F4 to bring the Shut Down menu
Press the shortcut key Win+C, go to Settings –> Power –> Shut down.
Watch video here: