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I attempted to shut the computer down via the startup menu but closed the laptop prior to it shutting down. When I reopened and turned on it asked for password to log into windows but the hour glass appears and laptop is frozen. I took the battery out and it didn't shut off and the hour glass is still there doing nothing even when I replaced battery.

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Try pressing and holding the power button until the computer shuts down.
Also note that when removing the battery, you also need to unplug the power cord in order to shut down the computer in that manner.

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