Process of cleanly stopping the operating system so the system can be turned off

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How to make Windows get updates, reboot _and_ shutdown?

When using Windows' "install updates and shut down", the next boot (usually in the morning when one actually wants to start working) is rather tedious due to unfinished business. The alternative is ...
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Poweroff Lenovo Flex 2-15 notebook in Linux

I have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 notebook. When I try to shut down my laptop using poweroff/shutdown commands or using the GUI, it shuts down completely, but after a few seconds, it turns on automatically! (...
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0x0000007F Stop error on a Windows-based computer , blue screen appears unexpectedly

Hello everyone, two years ago this website helped me to solve a big problem. This time I have a problem of 0x0000007F Stop error (picture attached) on a Windows-based computer in the middle of my ...
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Kali Linux deletes everything on shutdown

I just downloaded Kali for VirtualBox. And I want to make some changes to it. But i figured out, that when i shut it down, it deletes everything, unless I 'save state'. But when it is in 'saved state' ...
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How can I save changes to a file while Windows is shutting down?

I just came from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and I can't find a way to save changes to a file without cancelling shutdown first, I have to shut down, cancel shutdown, click "Save Changes", and commence ...
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Remove shutdown, logoff, hibernate options on certain times

At our office we have a scheduled virus scan which runs on every pc every Monday evening. For this, the users obviously have to leave their pc turned on. However, this seems to be a really hard thing ...
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How to setup power button to sleep instead of shut down in Windows 10?

I pressed the power button 0.1 seconds and I was surprised that the system shut down. I just wanted to hibernate it or to make it sleep such that all windows will be the same when I next time login. ...
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Updates in Windows 10 when the computer is shutdown

I'm trying to figure out how Windows 10 updates my computer when it is shut down at night. Per this article (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/09/08/delivering-fast-boot-times-in-windows-8.aspx),...
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My laptop shuts down when using Microsoft Word 2013

I have Lenovo ThinkPad W500. Recently, it shuts off without any prior warning when I use Microsoft Word 2013 64-bits. I use many other software and this problem only happens when Word is being used. ...
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PC (win 7) takes 10 minutes to shut down, and freezes after hibernating

I've recently had my motherboard battery replaced, and did a fresh windows install too. But now I'm having a problem where most of the time when I shut down the computer, everything will shut down as ...
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Hibernation, Standby, Shutdown or Lock when using the Laptop often [closed]

I'm a student and have an ASUS Netbook with Win10. I have to change my location very often per day. Now I need to know what is the best way to do this when looking at battery, windows, usability, ...
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rpc shutdown command from linux to windows server 2012 - connection refused

I am needing to restart a windows server from a linux server. The error i get is: (i have replaced ip address with xx ) Could not connect to server xx.xx.xx.xx Connection failed: ...
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Set PC to auto shutdown after a certain period of idle time unless programs are downloading

I was trying to create a scheduled task in Windows 10 in order to shutdown the PC automatically after 90 minutes of idle. The problem is that the system shuts down itself even if utorrent is running ...
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Windows 10 Dell Inspiron laptop incomplete shutdown

I have a Windows 10 installed on my laptop and it's not shutting down completely. I noticed it by accident, was using my laptop on battery and it was on 90% when i shut it down (didn't leave power ...
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Break shutdown operation after perform shutdown windows 7

After clicking shutdown button of windows 7 start menu, i need to stop shutting down operation immediately. How can i do it ?
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Windows 10 does not wake up or shuts down properly [duplicate]

Ive upgraded my windows 8.1 on my laptop few days back. Since then I'm facing this problem. Since I have installed W10, I'm not able to shut down my DELL Inspiron 3000 laptop with shutdown option in ...
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Take snapshot when powering off

I am using my banking software in a VM and it's critical that I take a snapshot when shutting down the virtual PC. This worked fine in VMWare 10, but in VMWare 12 I get the warning Value "...
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I can’t restart or even shutdown my Windows 10

After I updated my Windows from 7 to 10 everything was fine but then with the latest updates it asked me for a reatart so it can complete the updates. Then I restarted and it still can’t. It just won'...
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Debian Jessie shutting down too fast (<1 second)

I recently have bought an SSD for my laptop and installed fresh Debian Jessie on it (I used Wheezy before). As a result, most operations on the laptop have sped up, and one operation in particular ...
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linux - shutdown from mate only logs out (back to display manager)

I am using Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 with MATE desktop, and I upgraded it to Debian testing repository. When I press Shutdown or Restart from within MATE desktop, it only logs out, and goes back to ...
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shutdown vs shutdown now - shutting down system as non-root

I just observed something strange. Logged into an archlinux system as a non-privileged user, I executed shutdown. As expected, it returned Must be root. To my surprise, executing shutdown now it (...
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How can I pinpoint which component is causing random shutdowns?

EDIT: Looks like I have a bad capacitor, check these pictures of the motherboard on ECS website and my brown capacitor.. the one near the memory slots. This could be causing the random shutdowns ...
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Why are there so many unexpected shutdowns in the event log?

I was looking through my shutdown history in the event log today when I noticed that there was an "Unexpected Shutdown" (event ID 6008) logged way more often than I can ever recall there being ...
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AppleScript to mount and unmount drives

this is my first post on this site, so excuse me if this is a double post but I couldn't find anything similar. I'm on Macbook Pro 13 early 2011, I have installed an ssd and moved the hdd to the ...
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My PC got shutdown rapidly after 10 second or some time 1-2 mins

When I switch on my PC, after 2-3 time press power button on my PC get ON, but after 10 or 1-2 mins it got shutdown. When I open my case and seen that motherboard fan goes on for 10 seconds again off,...
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How to remove shutdown option in start menu of Windows 10

I have a PC that should always be on. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7. In Windows 7 I changed the default action of the power button in the start menu to log off from my machine so ...
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Handbrake doesn't shutdown the computer after the encode finishes

I'm using Handbrake on openSUSE 13.2 to convert some video files. Since the most efficient codecs (x264 and x265) require a lot of time to finish the encode, my preferred way to perform this task is ...
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PC shut off and will not start

I have a PC that has been running without any problems for more than a year. Last night, I was playing Wasteland 2, when the computer just shut off. There was no power surge that I am aware of--...
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What happens when Computer shuts off unexpectedly? [closed]

I want to ask that what happens when laptop just shuts down unexpectedly due to power failure or like (of course other than shutting off properly)? I mean what happens to hardware? What happens to OS ...
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Memory_Management BSOD when shutting down or sleeping computer after Win 10 upgrade

I recently upgraded a Dell D820 to Windows 10, and have been getting a Memory_Management BSOD every time I shut down the computer or it goes to sleep. The computer runs fine while in use, and has ...
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Shutdown button (Start Menu & Login Screen) logs out but doesn't shut down in Windows 10 Desktop PC

I have googled this issue and found a lot of problems like this for laptops but none for desktops. My Windows 10 machine appears to being shutting down but then it does not. I use the start menu and ...
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Windows 8.1 won't shutdown after downgrading from Windows 10

My sister downgraded her laptop from Windows 10 to 8.1 and now it no longer shuts down. According to her description, the screen turns off but the lights stay on and she can hear the fan. She ...
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Get a windows 10 tablet to automatically boot when charged and shutdown when disconnected

I'm trying to integrate a Windows 10 tablet into a custom i.o.t. setup. It is an HP Stream 7 tablet running some home-made software. I want it to automatically boot up when I switch on the rest of my ...
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Windows 7 hangs on shutdown until external drive is unplugged

Occasionally (maybe 1/20 times) my pc will get stuck when shutting down until I remove one of my external hard drives. This happens regardless of whether I have accessed the drive. What could be ...
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I can't seem to access bios to enable turbo boost in my Windows 8.1 laptop

As I have addressed in the title, I’m unable to access BIOS in my Windows 8.1 (pro) 64-bit version so that I can't turn on turbo boost. The windows is too fast at start up, I can’t even see any key ...
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Windows 10 - explorer.exe -The instruction at referenced memory could not be written

I recently upgraded to windows 10, and when I turn off or restart the computer, I get this message : explorer.exe - Application Error : The instruction at 0x0000000180001610 referenced memory at ...
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i7 4790K | Shutdown while running Prime95 and RealBench

The computer experiences a hard reset instantly with Prime95 "Small FFTs" torture test (also with the "Blend" test but after 30 minutes) and after 4-5 passess of RealBench benchmark without any kind ...
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Laptop fan gets loud and shuts down computer then have Issues with programs

My laptop will rarely act up and shut down on its own. When it does, I boot it back up and once it boots, I have issues running things I ran just fine previously. Before the shut-down, I could run a ...
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Holding shift while clicking shutdown in Windows 10 ctrl-alt-del screen

I recently encountered the well-known Critical Error: Start Menu and Cortana aren't working message: Signing out and in again did not help. But I found a solution on a German website: In ...
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Laptop shuts down randomly

Model: HP Pavillion 15-e010au I had a water damage accident about a year ago. Milk spill. Since then i have left the laptop in the closet for a year. Now when i turn on the laptop: Battery power: ...
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Why does my HP ProBook 450 G2 sometimes shut down slowly?

I have on my HP ProBook 450 G2 installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. Everything works fine exept sometimes the laptop is shutting down very slow. This is happening both, in Windows and in Ubuntu. ...
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Luminous UPS turns off automatically when system left idle

I have Luminous UPS. When my UPS is on battery mode and system is idle it automatically turns off my computer. I have made sure it’s not due to low battery because when I start the UPS again it works ...
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Windows 10 shutdown very slow

I installed windows 10 one week ago, it was working fine. But yesterday, after an auto update and installing some Modern UI app, my laptop shutdown became very slow, after the screen was turned off ...
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Data Corruption in binary files from forceful shutdown of computer

I saved some data in a binary file using C++. Two minutes after the data was saved, the power to the computer was suddenly cut off. When I restarted the computer the data was corrupted. When I read ...
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What is Hybrid shut down in Windows Operating System and why it didn't effect in windows8.1 for the shutdown issue?

I had a problem with Windows 10 shutting down so I checked the Microsoft Community ,there I tried the solution of turning off fast start-up/disabling hybrid shutdown and it worked. As this was ...
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Autostart and shutdown Amazon instance

I want to automatically start and shutdown an amazon instance. I want to autostart my amazon instance, execute a rsync command to synchronize a directory, and after that completes shutdown the ...
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Windows 10 keeps restarting my PC after shutdown

I installed Windows 10 after an upgrade to Windows 8, however I find that it restarts my PC within 30 minutes of shutting it down. I switched off scheduled updates but it still happens, quite freaky ...
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Laptop goes into sleep mode when already shutting down

I have a Dell E6530 laptop with Windows 10. When I shut down Windows and then close the laptop a few seconds later, it begins to shut down but still into sleep mode. When I press the power button ...
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How to shutdown the computer when a specific application is closed in Windows 10?

I am using Windows 10 64 bit. I have an application running and when it is done doing what it does, it closes. Is there a way to shutdown my computer automatically when that program closes? I did ...
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How to run an application before shutdown/restart?

I've tried Task scheduler with win32 event and group policy. Nothing seems to work. I want to run my console application (which fires some ssh commands) every time before a shutdown or restart. Any ...