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A hard reboot refers to the process of physically removing the power from a computer and starting it back up. A soft reboot refers to the process of shutting down and restarting an operating system, and possibly restarting the computer hardware (initiated by software).

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Windows 11 seems to have disabled all ways to get around Auto Update Restarts. Is there a workaround?

I run Matlab simulations that sometimes take weeks to finish and when Windows restarts I lose all my work so I really need a way to stop auto restarts. Windows 11 seems to have disabled all ways to ...
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Machine restarting

My Windows 11 machine constantly reboots. I have no idea why.. It's a machine in the power room, not overloaded and the temperatures are average I checked WhoCrashed and get this Crash dumps are ...
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The USB mouse is not working after Debian 11 system startup. I gave up

Reconnecting the mouse solves the issue but it's not a solution in the long run. I haven't found the solution that would work for me. Maybe the answer to this question will be a reference to everyone ...
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Windows 10 Pro Restart Hangs on Scheduled Restart

Windows 10 Pro 64 has begun hanging on a scheduled restart. It only hangs on a scheduled restart in the morning. I have the machine set up to reboot itself every morning before I get to my desk. ...
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The last command output in linux for reboot is not giving the uptime instead it says still running twice

[root@localhost test]# last -x reboot -s -30days reboot system boot 5.14.0-325.el9.x Sun Mar 10 10:51 still running reboot system boot 5.14.0-325.el9.x Tue Mar 5 03:05 still running In the ...
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Foxit Reader prevents windows restart

Simply put, if I have the Foxit reader (2023.3) open and try to restart Windows 11, for windows updates or whatever, Foxit blocks it. This obviously creates issues, not the least of which is annoyance ...
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How to make the "Snip saved to clipboard" notifications disappear on reboot?

When I use the "Snip & sketch" tool, I don't close the "Snip saved to clipboard" notifications. But I want to make them disappear after rebooting the PC, how can I do that?
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Troubleshooting AWS EC2 instance reboot

The company I work with has an AWS EC2 machine which has rebooted yesterday. I looked at various files in /var/log, but didn't find anything which could give reasons as to why or who has rebooted the ...
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Windows 10: Prevent MS Edge from being pinned to the Task Bar on start up

Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise When I start windows Microsoft Edge is automatically pinned to my task bar. Despite having unpinned it before I shutdown Windows. I did a web search which took me to an ...
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Windows PortProxy Issue After restart PC

I am using Windows, and problems occur on some PCs regardless of the OS. I added proxy information through: netsh interface add ... and it applied successfully and connected successfully. I checked ...
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Run a systemd service at logout

I have a script that I want to run at logout/reboot and shutdown with a .service file in /etc/systemd/system. [Unit] Description=My description DefaultDependencies=no Before=poweroff.target halt....
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How to prevent myself from rebooting windows when VMWare Workstation is running?

I use the free VMWare Workstation version to run VM's on Windows 10, and I keep the Workstation window out of the way on a second Windows desktop since the free version does not support minimizing to ...
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Remotely configure a computer to auto restart after power loss

I am currently located on the West Coast, while my target PC is situated on the East Coast at a retail store. To remotely access it, I'm using the Kaseya Agent. However, I want to change the PC ...
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Flags for `systemctl reboot`?

I'm having trouble finding the systemd unit file for reboot. I would like to explore the options I can pass to sudo systemctl reboot, but am having trouble finding documentation or implementation to ...
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Windows 11 PC restarted automatically?

I had some processes running on my Windows (taking a long time) and many open applications (Eclipse, sqlDeveloper etc). It's important to know that while the PC was running - It was disconnected from ...
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Using "restart-computer" Cmdlet for remote computers using SSH

I want to reboot several computers remotely using PowerShell and wait until the reboot is completed, before continuing the script. I've stumbled across the "restart-computer" cmdlet and its &...
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Restart/-load all active extensions in Firefox?

Firefox's extensions leak memory and, with time, consume more and more CPU. This can be reset by disabling/enabling them. Is there a way to cycle all active extensions enabled status, without being ...
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Random restarts - software or hardware related?

I experience random restarts. Hardware is new and worked good for approx. 2 months. How to explore and locate the possible reasons e.g. by using the logs or checking the hardware? Processor: 11th Gen ...
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App preventing Windows 11 from shutdown

A process with the following icon is preventing Windows 11 Pro for Workstations, 22H2, OS build 22621.2361 from shutdown and/or restart: I've tried to identify it, but failed - there is nothing in ...
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My computer randomly freezes and I've tried anything that I could

SECOND UPDATE Freezes reappeared UPDATE This problem seems to be solved. I changed the PCI slot of my GPU and freezes seems to have disappeared. If you are in the same situation as me, try this ...
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Why is my systemd timer inactive after reboot or resume although it is enabled

I have created a SystemD timer to trigger a service but my timer does not start after PC reboot or resume although it is enabled : $ sudo reboot ....AFTER reboot... $ systemctl is-enabled ncc-record....
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Is there a way to disable force flag in reboot command

I want to prevent execution of reboot -f, Is there any way we can either disable the force flag itself or simply ignore the force flag and redirect the usual reboot?
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Home network goes down when Access Point (AP) loses power/reboots

I have 200/200 fiber from my local co-op. I use their Zyxel EMG3425 as the main router (gateway, since they had to do a custom setup with IPs and whatnot, but it's wifi is disabled). I use 2 old ...
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How to reboot system that was not started with systemd?

I have a remote server, running Linux 5.19.0-41-generic x86_64, that I am trying to reboot. I get the following message sudo reboot System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1). Can'...
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Newly created home in a secondary hard drive keeps unmounting after restart, fstab does not work

I have bought a new hard drive and moved my home there. I have followed this link: https://www.howtogeek.com/442101/how-to-move-your-linux-home-directory-to-another-hard-drive/. But the new hard drive ...
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Preserve order of closing services while shuting down the linux

I defined a Linux systemd service which has few dependencies in unit file using "After=" and "Requires=". My service depends also on SAN filesystems controlled by Veritas. When ...
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Public networks and VPN [closed]

I have Ethernet connection with no internet access which is Private network. I have Broadband connection with internet access which is Public network. Have a look at below image: Above-mentioned ...
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How do I Identify which failing hardware is causing hard crashes/reboots?

Recently, my computer started having hard crashes/ reboots. When on a medium load, the computer appears to randomly reboot, shutting down to BIOS and just rebooting itself some seconds after. The ...
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Computer screen flashes then crashes

This problem had been occuring for like 2 weeks. What happens is that sometimes when im using the computer the screen will start flashing for 10-20 sec then the computer will restart automatically, ...
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How sysupgrade a firmware in Openwrt with "--no-reboot" option?

Is it possible to run "sysupgrade" a firmware in openwrt without reboot? I need to upgrade a new firmware without rebooting. Thanks.
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Windows Server 2019: For system update patches tasks, Is there a difference between restart using command line "shutdown" and using GUI?

When a system patch is installed on Windows, there remain some tasks defered for "after restart" execution. When you restar from GUI there are some options to avoid "update tasks" ...
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How to distinguish shutdown from reboot

Following this answer I'm using a batch file to copy some files from my C: drive to another drive on shutdown. Due to the amount of the files this may take up to a few minutes. This is not a problem ...
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Force-reboot a windows machine that can't be restarted normally

The machine in question is an intel-based windows laptop with a defective SSD that works for the most part but accessing specific addresses causes it to not respond any more until the whole machine ...
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my homeserver reboots regularly

After approx 10 years of having my custom build homeserver/nas I decided to do some maintainance on it. So I carefully cleaned the dust out of it (fully disconnected from power) and did a bios update ...
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WDS disabled if router rebooted with ethernet unplugged

I am using a TP-Link Archer AX4400 as my primary router and a TP-Link Archer C2300 as an extender via WDS. ....Or trying. Following these instructions, it sets up WDS successfully and works fine. ...
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using nohup even after a complete shutdown or sudo reboot, Possible?

I am using nohup python -u nationalbiblioteket_logs.py --query 0 > log_q0.out & in my Ubuntu 16.04 machine as an administrator to run really time and memory consuming program. I am already ...
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Reboot the server at a given date and time

I need to schedule a reboot of a server every other Saturday at 11 PM. I need to get this automated and not have to run it manually. I have tried SCHTasks but the client does not accept and needs a ...
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Config for all systemd services

I would like to add a few config options either as defaults or overrides (preferrably the latter) to all systemd services on a system. Is that possible? Background: I have a server where sometimes ...
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Can a computer reboot unexpectedly because of a BitLocked partition on dual boot with Windows and Linux?

I just bought a new computer a few days ago with Windows 10 preinstalled. I did a dual boot with Xubuntu 18.04, and that causes to BitLock the Windows partition, as in this thread: Windows 10 ...
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What does "WAITING FOR SENS" mean at bootup

Running Windows 10. it used to work fine. It started a few months ago - After an update and reboot, it appears to hang in the BIOS. A cold boot always works. This time there was a message Waiting for ...
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Windows terminal is missing after reboot

I'm using Windows Terminal in my VDI environment(via Citrix) If I reboot my VDI environment Windows terminal is not available. Again I've to visit Windows Store and re-install. After that my settings ...
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Remote router not responding

I have a tp link vn020 router, it doesn't respond and it's ip not showing or working I cant access it nor the internet . it needs to reboot but I can't do that physically because it's 2 miles away ...
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"It's almost time to restart" message. How can I see what update it's trying to install?

I use Windows 10 Pro and I got a "It's almost time to restart" message. How can I see what update it's trying to install? Note that Windows automatic updates are supposed to be disabled: I ...
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How to postpone the restart for "It's almost time to restart" by more than one hour?

I use Windows 10 Pro and I got a "It's almost time to restart" message. How can I postpone the restart by more than one hour? Windows automatic updates are supposed to be disabled:
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"It's almost time to restart": how to avoid the restart?

I got a "It's almost time to restart" message. How can I avoid the restart? Windows automatic updates are supposed to be disabled: I use Windows 10 "Pro".
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Launch command after reboot on Raspbian?

I Have problems with mounting the drives after the reboot. I have a openmadiavault server with 2 HDDs connected via USB 3.1 to the raspberry pi 4. But sometimes they dont mount as they should. I did ...
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Linux from Scratch - EFI variables are not supported on this system

Linux from Scratch 11.1, non system-d edition, is the book I am following. I followed a guide from someone named Kernotex. I followed his video on how to dual boot LFS on a machine with Windows. So I ...
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Grub doesn't show up after windows restart but it does after ubuntu restart

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 10. When I try to restart in Ubuntu grub shows up just fine but when I restart in Windows 10 I get a black screen and nothing boots up. I need to then ...
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Ubuntu force resets once during each cold boot if there's at least a single USB device connected

Hi there from Ukraine! I've recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and when I boot my PC it force resets before reaching login screen and then the second time it boots normally. This happens only during ...
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When is the right time to set up iptables after system reboot?

I have a shell script that sets up a packet filter using iptables. The script works fine, but since im using iptables, the configuration gets reset after a system reboot and the packet filter no ...
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