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How to Shut Down Windows Server 2012 / Windows 8 through Remote Desktop

Here's my favorite way to shut down a Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 system through Remote Desktop: Go to the Desktop.Click on the desktop background (to make sure you don't have any window in focus).Hit the Alt-F4 keyboard shortcut. This brings up a simple dialog box (below):
You can choose Disconnect, Sign out, Shut down, or Restart.