We’ve covered Desktop timer gadget in the past which allows to shutdown, Restart, Hibernate or Lock your Windows 7 system, HotShut is freeware portable app does the same this time from taskbar notification area.
Download and extract program’s archive to a folder and run HotShut executable. This program evades the use of Start Menu. Hot Shut icon appears in notification area, right-click on the icon and select desirable option. You can set this program to auto start with Windows.