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Windows is shut down because power loss

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Re: windows not turning on

Fault tolerance Power Failure - Have the computer or network device running on a UPS. ... Data loss - Run backups daily or at least monthly on the computer

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At times pc wont turn off with mouse windows shuts down but computer will turn off and on again immed

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When I shut down my computer, I think that it is shutting down completly. All lights are off indicating that it is shut down. Then a small blue window will appear and will say "Entering Power Safe Mode"....

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More information would help to resolve this issue.

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If you reboot it and still can not shut down from Windows, hold power button until it shuts down, unplug the power cord and disconnect everything from the computer other than the keyboard, mouse and monitor. With the power plug still unplugged, hold the power button in for about 15 seconds (this resets the power supply and can clear a corrupt BIOS).

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