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Re: I can't shutdown my laptop
Just press and hold the power button for 5 sec. and it will shutdown the computer. (Improper way of shutting down). But try to check after turning it back on and see if it will now shutdown properly. If not, there is a software problem on your computer.
Hold the power button down for about five or six seconds, it will shut down then. If it keeps doing this, you need to look at what is running in the background that is preventing you from shutting down via the menu.
type in msconfig
take a look at what is scheduled to load at startup and then try to decide if you really need to have that application on all of the time. BE CAREFUL. If you don't recognize an entry, leave it alone until you can learn what it is.
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Rebooting a computer means, pressing the Reset/Restart button. But if you wish to securely restart it, click Start (Windows XP) and then "ShutDown" button, again click "Restart". There's another option when Windows XP is in Classic mode, once you press the Shutdown button, you'll see a small window showing "Shutdown", you can click the arrow button next to the "Shutdown" and then select "Restart", now click the "Ok" button to restart the system. In Windows Vista and Windows 7, click "Start", if you don't see the "Restart" button, you might be seeing the "Shutdown" button, just next to the "Shutdown" button, there's a small right arrow button, click it and select "Restart". Your system will restart.
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The default action for the Power button on the start menu in Windows 7
is shutdown, and in Vista is Sleep, which isn't necessarily useful for
everybody, so we'll explain how to change it here. Change Windows 7 Shutdown Button clicking on the start menu and choosing
Properties.All you need to do is change the drop-down for Power Button Action to whatever you would prefer. Change Windows Vista Power Buttons
You can configure this setting easily by using the advanced power
settings panel, which is a little tricky to get to normally, but we'll
take the shortcut.
Open a command prompt (type cmd into the start menu search bar), and then type in the following:powercfg.cpl,1You could also take the long route (Control Panel \ Power Options \ Change Plan Settings \ Change Advanced Power Settings)
yes the laptop will shutdown if you press power button.
it send command to OS that it required to shutdown in emergency so it shutdown in force. so do not shutdown by pressing the power button. use start> shutdown option.
i hope this will resolve the issue.
Click the start button (Or the windows icon - typically lower left on the task bar). Choose Restart. If you can't find that, choose Shutdown, once the laptop is off, press and hold the power button till you see the power come on.
as i said before try the shutdown option, let it shutdown then press power button gently and see what happens. if that doesn't work type in trouble shooting in the seach box on the start menu. look for find and fix problems. just let the it run. it should find the problem and possibly fix it. hope this helps
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button (It's the round button located on the device right below the screen) at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
Sometimes just pressing the home button will bring you back to the home screen regardless of where you are on your iPod.
If you go to the internet often, you need at least 1 gb of RAM. And also you need to constantly run Disk Cleanup maybe twice a month. Have enugh hard drive capacity (ROM) : preferable 80 gb or more. To find Disk Cleanup ( Start - All Programs - Accessories - System tools - Disk Cleanup). If not working, save all your documents and valuabel information in another storage mean and reinstall your operating software. And after, run Disk Cleanup twice a month and upgrade your RAM. Consider a good Antivirus.
did you check the switch if can do a shutdown process after you press the power button for 2 or 3 seconds? If not there's a problem with the switch...but if it shutdowns ok then I suggest have the OS re-installed to isolate the problem. You can use a separate HDD to do a disk recovery install. At the same time you can make the original disk as your backup.
Create Icons for Shutdown and Reboot
If you find it annoying to access the Start Menu for shutting down or rebooting the computer, create a shutdown and reboot icon for the desktop. Desktop Shutdown Icon
Right click on the desktop Click [New] [Shortcut] to open the Create Shortcut Wizard Type [shutdown -s -t 00] without the brackets. Click [Next] and type a descriptive name of your choosing for the shortcut Click [Finish]
Add a bit of class to the shortcut by assigning it a custom icon. Right click the shortcut, click [Properties] and select the [Shortcut] tab. Click [Change Icon] and select from the icons that are displayed. Desktop Reboot Icon
Right click on the desktop Click [New] [Shortcut] to open the Create Shortcut Wizard Type [shutdown -r -t 00] without the brackets. Click [Next] and type a descriptive name of your choosing for the shortcut Click [Finish]
Add a bit of class to the shortcut by assigning it a custom icon. Right click the shortcut, click [Properties] and select the [Shortcut] tab. Click [Change Icon] and select from the icons that are displayed. A Final Note:
If you happen to be as fanatical as I am about having nothing on the desktop, drag the new icons into the Quick Launch area of the Taskbar.
then use it.
if not resolve it
then use following step ;-
click on start then go to RUN and type SFC /SCANNOW
this command recover all windows lost files, if it will ask windows CD then enter the windows disk.