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Show Power Button on Windows 8.1 Start Screen

To put the power button back on the start screen of Windows 8.1 you need to add the registry key below.

  • Open regedit.exe
    • Press the Windows button on your keyboard and tap R or go to the start screen and type regedit.
  • Navigate to:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Launcher
  • Right click inside the Launcher folder
  • Select New
  • Add a DWORD key with the following settings:
    • Name: Launcher_ShowPowerButtonOnStartScreen
    • Data: 1
    • Base: Hexadecimal
  • Log out and back in again for the button to appear.