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Toshiba a20 shutdown issue

When I go to start and choose shut down, the computer will shut down wait 5 seconds and then restart again. I have to push the power button to shut it off completely. I have looked in bios, but see nothing obvious. Any ideas on what this is anyone?

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Re: Toshiba a20 shutdown issue

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There is no need for an F4 key to boot into safe mode - you are doing something else. Try the following...

Booting into SAFE MODE is waiting until you see the BIOS screen loads and then start to push F8 you may have to push it several times quickly in order for it to work. IT MUST BE DONE BEFORE THE WINDOWS SCREENS APPEAR. Once it comes up. Choose SAFE MODE with NETWORKING. If you able to log into. Then follow the instructions from previous post...

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3) In the new window, select "Restore my computer to an earlier time" option and then click Next.

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This error code is also known as Windows 8 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). This can be happen without any problem and you can be sure that why it occurs. Sometimes it can be of system issues or sometimes it may happen due to driver problems. To solve this first of all you need to shut down your computer. Then restart it. Just after restarting immediately press SHIFT + F8.

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(1) You can try ctrl-alt-del buttons on keyboard press all @ same time select (use arrow keys) to move to restart press enter on keyboard or (2) hold power button for 6 seconds it will shut down then wait 3 seconds push start button as normal should re-boot
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Press "Ctrl" + "Alt" + "Delete" on the keyboard to unlock the computer.

Type the username and password of the user who last logged on to this computer. Click the "OK" button when you are done.

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Attempt to shut down the locked computer through the server computer. You will have to use the Shutdown tool in the Microsoft Windows Resource Kit (see Resources for download link) to shut down the computer remotely.

Wait for the "System Shutdown" dialog box to display the locked computer. Although the dialog box appears, the computer will not actually restart.

Wait until the "Welcome to Windows" dialog box appears on the locked computer.

Press "Ctrl" + "Alt" + "Delete" on the keyboard before the screensaver becomes active and log on normally by providing your username and password.

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after shutdown Please restart the PC it will work, and don't close the screen after your work just shut down and wait for it completely off.

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