How to Log Off, Shutdown, Sleep & Restart Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

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Log Off (Log Out) of Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8

Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete then select Sign Out

Log Off of Terminal Session on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8

If you are connected via RDP (Remote Desktop Client) Press Ctrl-Alt-End then select Sign Out

You will notice on the screen you can also LOCK the computer or bring up task manager

To Shutdown,  Sleep, or restart

Press WindowKey + C {for the Charms menu} – Settings – Press the Power button on the popup menu and pick either sleep, restart or shutdown