# Hotkey to Turn Off the Monitor

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Hotkey to Turn Off the Monitor
So here we tell you to create a shortcut to turnoff monitor. Create a Shortcut to Turn Off the Monitor:To create the shortcut you have to down load the multipurpose facility which is called NirCmd from NirSoft.it can do many interesting tasks like powering off the monitor etc. now we are going to tell you that how you can create the shortcut to turn off the monitor.On the desktop right click on it and select New then shortcut.The location box will open you have to  browse the path  where the nircmd.exe is saved or write the following.“C:\path\to\nircmd.exe” cmdwait 1000 monitor off.Here the important thing is that you have to write the path between quotes and after that the arguments means it will wait for 1 second before   Powering off   the monitor.Now property window will open here you can assign the shortcut key also and if you want to change the icon you can change it also.Here you will find the best icon for turn off the monitor.When you will select the icon it will set to the shortcut. You can also change it depends on your desire.Lock the Workstation Too You can also make the shortcut which will turn off the monitor and turn off workstation also. In Vista the Nircmd has also this facility for this purpose you can download LockAndPowerDown.exe which is capable to do the both work.Lock the Workstation TooYou can also make the shortcut which will turn off the monitor and turn off workstation also. In Vista the Nircmd has also this facility for this purpose you can download LockAndPowerDown.exe which is capable to do the both work.