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

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Lenovo PC does not shutdown with Windows 11 unless HibernateEnabledDefault is set to 0. But the PC starts slowly. Is there a better solution? [closed]

I have a Lenovo PC , with Windows 11 pro 23H2 with the latest updates. Also, I have installed all the latest drivers downloaded from Lenovo website. I have a problem when I shutdown the PC. The screen ...
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How to ensure that the computer doesn't beep when put in sleep mode?

Putting this computer into sleep mode gives faint but noticeable beeping sounds synchronized with the blinking light. System and hardware info: Device name DESKTOP-GG6AA6L Processor Intel(R) Core(...
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Why does my PC stay on after Windows shuts down?

I am using the MSI B350 PC-Mate with the following hardware: CPU: Ryzen 7 5700x Graphics Card: GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB PSU: Be Quiet! Pure Power 11 700W I am also using an AiO and a manually installed ...
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Laptop shuts down a few seconds after booting (not a power issue)

I recently received an old acer aspire 8920G laptop. Processor: Intel centrino Core 2 Duo T8300 2 x 2.4GHz Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS - 512 MB Memory: 4 GB DDR2 Display: 18.40 inch 16:9, ...
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Windows logo missing in Shut Down Windows menu

I usually press Alt F4 on Windows desktop to shut down. Recently, after an insider preview update (26100.1), the Windows 11 logo in Shut down window is gone. Before: After: I remember same thing ...
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Computer constantly freezing, shutting off, boot looping, etc

It comes and goes, occasionally I'll go a month or two without any issue. There were no hardware changes that first started this happening, my computer just began freezing completely independent of ...
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My PC will not shut off if monitors are turned off

Whenever I try to shut down my PC I typically shut off the monitors at the same time and they're usually off before the PC is. I recently changed some hardware including my motherboard (ASROCK B650 PG ...
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Where is the configuration for the actions that appear in GNOME/Cinnamon's start menu search results

I've been looking for some time now for a way to turn off my computer with a combination of keys, without the need to confirm, or with a simple key confirmation (ex. pressing Enter). I have a Tuxedo ...
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Duration in seconds between the system down and system up in Linux

I wanted to get the system downtime duration i.e. system went down (could be due to a reboot or shutdown) and System came up. I tried checking few commands mentioned below. I converted (1+06:28) to ...
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Intermittent Boot Failure on Windows After Forced Shutdown

The problem started when my computer froze while playing a game, forcing me to perform a hard shutdown. Since then, booting up has become a gamble; it sometimes boot up and works normally and other ...
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Why is shutdown.exe not running in PowerShell on Windows 11?

Problem with shutdown.exe command in Windows 11. Using PowerShell (Run as administrator) And having run Set-ExcecutionPolicy Notepad, MMC, Resmon All execute perfectly, but not shutdown, here is the ...
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Can I use Task Scheduler or Group Policy Management Console to close Microsoft Sticky Notes when clicking 'Shut Down' on my PC using Windows 10?

I have created a task in Task Scheduler for the Microsoft Sticky Notes app downloaded from the Microsoft Store, to open 30 seconds after I turn on my PC and enter the Desktop, but in order for this ...
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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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shutdown command passed with ssh or directly from a pc

from pc1 as user1, the shutdown command doesn't cause any problems, but if I try to use it remotely on pc2 as user2 using the ssh protocol, it doesn't work: it requires authentication and then it ...
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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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Make Windows 11 sleep instead of shutdown during power outage

Just upgraded to windows 11 and noticed that during a power outage the PC shuts down. With windows 10 the PC would sleep (or hibernate) instead of shut down and when the power was on again I had all ...
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How can I verify the scripts in /lib/systemd/system-shutdown are being run?

I have a simple script that I want to run just before shutdown. I'm trying to verify this script are being run but I'm not seeing any messages from my script on my system's debug serial, kernel log, ...
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How to fix windows 10 so I can turn it off normally without hard shutdown?

When I want to shutdown windows 10 (Version 22H2, Build 19045.3693), I always get the message Getting Windows ready. Don't turn off your computer so I have to turn it off by pressing the power button....
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polkit rules to prevent shutdown / reboot does not work

I am trying to prevent reboot a Debian 11 machine from the KDE start menu. However the following policy does not work: [michael@vps /etc/polkit-1/rules.d]> cat /etc/polkit-1/rules.d/10-admin-...
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Corsair CV450 PSU with RX 6500 XT GPU causes PC hard shutdown when gaming

Playing games such as Fallout 4 on Ultra, XCOM 2 on High or even Civilization 6 causes my computer to hard shutdown without any notification or BSOD verbose. It seems to only happens when playing ...
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Win + X, U, U not shutting down my windows 11

Win + X, U, U is not shutting down my windows 11. Language is not the issue as i am using English. Everything is normal, The issue is that when the list opens after Win+X it doesn't response to any ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu gets stuck on shutdown. (New laptop)

I dual booted my new Asus Windows laptop with Ubuntu (latest). But it gets stuck while shutting down only on UBUNTU, I must press-hold the Power-Off key. If I don't force shut-down, I get a screen ...
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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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How to correctly shutdown widows systems via ansible

We have a working setup for ansible with windows via ssh. I know ssh is officially not supported, but the following behavior is more random: For our laptops I want to shut them down via ansible after ...
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Log off session after x time in Windows

I utilize the shutdown /s /t 10 command to turn-off my computer after a specific time interval. I know that I can employ shutdown /l to log off from my session. So I attempted using shutdown /l /t 10, ...
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How can I solve the critical error "Kernel Power EventID 41"?

My laptop started doing this recently It does this sometimes when I wake it from sleep /standby. It just restarts. And sometimes when I turn it on (from having it properly shut down the day before). ...
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Live Kali LInux stuck at Dragon Logo on shut down, or restart

I made a live Kali USB drive using Rufus and Kali Live ISO (I am using Windows 11). When I boot using USB on my laptop, the OS although starts slowly but still boots up. But after I restart or ...
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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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How to automatically shutdown PC when print spool empty?

When I print many documents with PC, then spool PC needs on. If spool PC is off, then stop printing whenever documents are waiting on that PC. By the way, I want to need automatically shutdown the ...
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How can I configure Windows 10 to shutdown AFTER a certain amount of time AFTER I close the lid?

I want to make it so after I close the lid: First, the system goes to sleep After 10 minutes, the system shuts down Is this possible? I saw this question, but it is for Windows 7 and I am asking for ...
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Can you disable Fast Startup but keep Hibernation option?

It is possible to keep Windows Fast Startup enabled for shutdowns but remove "Hibernate" as a shutdown option by running the elevated command powercfg /h /type reduced, but what about the ...
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Very slow shutdown on Windows 11

I have been having a nasty problem on my Windows 11 for a few weeks. Where Windows will take over 7 minutes to shutdown. I have an NVMe drive for Windows, and it boots to a fully functional windows in ...
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How to determine if GPU or PSU is causing shut downs?

I've been having consistent (15-20 minutes while under load) PC shutdowns that occurred spontaneously a few days ago. These shutdowns are like someone pulled the plug on my pc and then booted it up ...
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Computer freezes a few moments after startup and wake from sleep (not all the time, but often)

My computer has been freezing a few minutes after start up or wake from sleep, and I have to force shut down and turn it on before my PC will work again. Reliability history shows no error that comes ...
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Shutdown of Debian 12 stops until switching to virtual console 7

I installed Debian 12 (Bookworm) on a laptop (Acer Aspire 5). It is the only OS on the laptop and it was a fresh install. Everything works fine, but when I try do power off the laptop, KDE is closed ...
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Why it shows "User xxx is logged in on sshd“ warning when using shutdown close linux server?

I log a linux server by vscode's ssh method in Win10 (the terminal in vscode is like (base) [myname@localhost ~]$ )and I am not a super user of this server (that means I cannot use su). When the ...
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Windows 10 Auto user login after shutdown

My PC, which I keep ON for days, have a scheduled task to turn OFF (shutdown) a certain day of the week. It then turns on automatically after a few hours through BIOS settings. However, it stays on ...
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systemd: intercepting poweroff, shutdown, reboot and alert us we still have KVM QEMU guest(s) running

I want to interrupt a poweroff or reboot if KVM/QEMU Guests are still running. It should work regardless whether shutdown/reboot is requested from XFCE, or from terminal. I already have a script that ...
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Linux file recovery after unexpected shutdown

Yesterday, I was using a nano file to take important notes relating to university work. I had not saved the file at any point that day, and was actively taking notes throughout the day. Towards the ...
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Turning Fast Startup/Hiberboot off causes PC to stay on after shutdown

Fast Startup has been a cause of issues for our company, so we decided to turn it off by setting HiberbootEnabled to 0 in registry. That has caused one single PC (out of around 50 so far, this is ...
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Windows forces update [duplicate]

I have disabled updates on win 10 by going to run ->services.msc -> windwos updates. Now the trick is, unless you hibernate, shutting down and restarting deletes this setting, and windows update ...
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Laptop - is it safe when using force shutdown (deep shutdown)

My asus laptop (FA507RC) is facing the issue that battery drained even i did a completely shutdown. I found a solution here: solution (hold power button after the laptop shutdown) But i'm not sure ...
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Graphics card damage pin

I have RTX 2060 Graphics card. It randomly shutdown some times. When I removed it from motherboard then I realized that it has 2 half damage pin. Damage pin close-up: I notice, my PC shutdown under ...
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Find cause of startup BSOD connected with complete battery discharge

I get the following issue on my Lenovo Yoga C940-15IRH laptop (i7-9750H, Geforce 1650 Max-Q, 16GB RAM, 4K display): I work on battery, and turn the PC off (Shut down) with the battery well over 60% ...
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Not turning off completely the system. its going to the halt mode in Fedora

some time when i want to shutdown the system in fedora, the system not shutdown completely. in this problem screen is off but fan is working Not sure if this is relevant,but there are several errors ...
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Unix/Linux "shutdown": How to prevent wall message and terminal blocking?

I'm making a script that adds a layer of functionality on top of the shutdown command. It's intended to schedule a shutdown a while into the future, and sends out it's own wall message. How do I ...
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Task Scheduler has been set to lock computer after logon. how to disable this? as the computer instantly locks after logon

I created a task schedule following this How to LOCK computer after 'x' amount of time right after log on to lock on logon. but i didnt put a delay. now i cant login at all, as the computer ...
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Tablet Keeps Shutting Down

This has been going on for a couple of weeks.. I have this Windows 8.1 tablet, (32 bit Intel processor, 2G RAM, 64G disk with 720MB free space). It shuts down soon after boot up. As I power up, after ...
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PRevent Windows 10 Shutdown as long as process is still running

I habe a Windows 10 host system that runs a VMWare Workstation virtual machine. I would like to prevent shutdown or logoff on that host system as long as the VM is still running, preferrably ...
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Linux shuts down my pc's lan port so I am unable to use wakeonlan, works with windows

I got the Asus mini pc pn51-s1 with the 5700u cpu. https://www.asus.com/displays-desktops/mini-pcs/pn-series/mini-pc-pn51-s1/techspec/ I turned on the bios function wake on pcie card which allows me ...
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