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

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PC Starts back up even when power LEDs are off and after a clean shutdown (Windows 11)

To clarify, when I perform a clean shutdown by going to "Start > Power > Shutdown the PC" it shuts down as usual and stays off for a few seconds (2-3). In this short window of time ...
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Removing Yubico YubiKey from Windows computer caused a hard shutdown [closed]

Has anyone ever seen a YubiKey (by Yubico) being pulled out of a Windows computer's USB port cause a hard shutdown of the computer? It's as if the power cord was pulled clean out, but it was just ...
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Windows 8 laptop shuts down right after startup

Today Windows Update installed some new updates on my laptop,everything was good,the installation was 100% complete and then my it restarted my laptop.Right when i was about to type my password it ...
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Windows 10 crashes while in hibernation or sleep mode

Recently when I put my intel i5-9400f PC into hibernation or sleep mode, it enters that mode for some time then it crashes. Crashes as in the next time I boot up the PC I get messages from the ...
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systemd shutdown what does -h mean when combined with --halt?

the systemd shutdown documentation at https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man8/shutdown.8.html says that -h changes meaning when combined with --halt, but it doesn't elaborate, so what does -h mean when ...
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how to prevent users from shutdown my RDP server 2012 R2?

I have a server RDP for specific users, and they shut down the server by mistake, I want to prevent these users from shutdown the server. I have to give them administrator local and remote desktop ...
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How to ensure computer is power on always?

I would like to have my computer to turn on in all cases wall socket electricity is on. I know there is a BIOS setting for it, but I am not sure I can rely on this: battery can discharge or induction ...
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Remove ShutDown, Login, Welcome, Logout message

I searching for a way to remove/hide the message that appears during ShutDown, Login, Logout step as you can see below: I have a Windows 10 IoT Entreprise LTSC v 21H2 If you have any ideas, do not ...
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How do I shut down Windows 10 completely at inactitivy?

I would like to make it so that after 3 minutes of inactivity (no touch on a Windows table), the monitor is turned off. This works by setting "Turn off monitor after 3 minutes". Then, after ...
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Shutdown instead of sleep

I need my windows 10 PC to shutdown any time it wants to go into sleep mode. For whatever reason, instead of sleeping it should (force) shutdown instead. How should I proceed?
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How to do the same as clicking Start, Power, Shut down in Windows 10/11?

By default in Windows 10 and 11 if you click Start, then the power icon then Shut down Windows does a "hybrid shutdown" that prepares the computer for a fast start-up. When you next start ...
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Windows 11 + M310 Nightblade doesn't shut down nor restart and audio jack not working

When I shut down or restart my computer using CMD or GUI, the screen does dark as expected but the computer keeps running with lights turned on. I could not start the computer using keyboard or mouse, ...
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How can I know that graceful shutdown is completed in IIS?

As Microsoft says we can place a app_offline.htm in the root of a website, and it gracefully shuts down the site. However, I want to know when the graceful shutdown process is completed in bat files. ...
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Laptop automatically shut down at around 30%

I bought an Acer Swift SFX14-41G since 12/2021, which is pretty new laptop. The problem is it automatically shutdown at around 30%. After several times it shutdown like that, I have tried to calibrate ...
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Wake on LAN from shutdown

I'm having problems enabling Wake on LAN from shutdown on Lenovo B50-50 and Lenovo V15 G2 ITL computers. There is no BIOS option to enable WOL. In Windows, in network adapter properties I enabled WOL, ...
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Disable ubuntu scheduled shutdown

Many moons and about 4 releases ago I set up my Ubuntu system to automatically shut down at night (in the interests of going to bed). I do not recall how I did it. It's not in cron, I have grepped ...
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu 20.04 Server not powering off - restarts couple of seconds after shutdown

I have a new assembled PC which is based on a GigaByte B550M motherboard and Ryzen 5700G CPU. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 server version on it. When I try to shutdown the machine using shutdown -h , it ...
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Synchronizing shutdown of several computers on one UPS

With a single computer working from a UPS, a power outage would result in the computer shutting down, followed by the UPS shutting down. The UPS would then not supply power to its outputs. With a USB ...
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Force shutdown doesn't work

I have a DELL Insprion 15 laptop with Windows 10 installed. Suddenly, while typing something, the keyboard stopped working. However, the mouse and the rest of Windows was working fine. To remedy the ...
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Yoga 730 keeps randomly shutting off after battery replacement

I recently got a new Yoga 730 (15") battery from iFixit (an aftermarket battery, since the OEM ones were out of stock) and was able to replace it. The calibration instructions said to basically ...
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Raspberry PI / systemd: run script on shutdown/poweroff but not on restart

On Raspberry PI (running raspbian) I need to run script on shutdown/poweroff, but not on reboot. My first attempt was to define a service as following: [Unit] Description=Power off service [Service] ...
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POP OS 21.04 Auto reboot after a shutdown

I have a computer on pop os 21.04 and recently, everytime i shut down my computer will reboot once everything is stopped. This is a dual boot Windows and it does not happen when i shut down from ...
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Shutdown command hibernate with timer not working [duplicate]

I'm trying to hibernate my PC after a number of seconds (as I can't see a command to sleep, which would be best). These work: shutdown /h shutdown /s /t 5 However, this one doesn't: shutdown /h /t 5 ...
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Windows 10\11 - wont shutdown\sleep\restart\run-as-admin

After hours of searching, I've got a very weird problem that I couldn't find a solution to. Since I upgraded my rig to Intel's 12gen (new motherboard, CPU, RAM, installation), I sometimes have the ...
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server rebooted by "www" user

the server is a 2019 standard vm. It rebooted in the middle of the day, so i went digging through the logs and found this: The process C:\WINDOWS\system32\shutdown.exe (servername) has initiated the ...
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Laptop shuts down shortly after boot up

I have an Acer Aspire laptop running Windows 10, and after boot up, it just turns off (as if the power was cut). This happens regardless of power supply (plugged in, battery in or out, power ...
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Windows 10 Reboot Sticks on Manufacturer Logo Screen, Shutdown works fine

So, this started happening a long time ago, after some windows update I believe, but I cannot figure it out. Basically when I restart windows, either through an interface (windows directly, updates, ...
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Did the driver try to secretly access my laptop?

My laptop (linux mint 20/ Ulyana) was in my car for about an hour around 7pm, but when I opened it, it was shutdown. I know for a fact I didn't shut it down, it has 99 percent battery and the weather ...
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Desktop Issue - Low Perfomance and crash

My pc gets really slow when I demand it (from my point of view). So I thought my HDD was broken and bought a new SSD instead. I reinstalled Windows 10 on my SSD and tried installing some programs. ...
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Failure of PC to sleep (or properly shut down) due to Graphics Card

My PC is working normally except for one annoying bug. When the PC attempts to go to sleep it will do so normally, but the Graphics Card does not seem to "power down". Interacting with the ...
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What causes an "unexpected shutdown" event after a successful shutdown with power-off?

When I shutdown my Windows 10 PC via menu, this is the sequence of events that occur typically: Windows pops up a message that the system will be shut down. Disk (I still have a RAID with spinning ...
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Laptop randomly powers off; this does not seem to be caused by any of the common causes

This started happening yesterday: My laptop will shut down at random. Immediately after shutting down, it becomes difficult to turn back on (i.e., it'll sometimes turn on for a second, then shut off ...
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How Do I Disable the "If you shut down this remote computer" prompt in Windows 10 Pro

I have a 'remote computer' (it is in a rack in my basement) that I use for processing video. When the video processing completes, the software is supposed to shutdown the computer to save power but ...
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Computer turns off randomly

Desktop, custom built PC, Intel i7 UEFI, 1 NVM 1 HDD 4 SSD. Computer turns itself off randomly, a few seconds later turns back on. Replaced power cable, checked internal cabling, disconnected HDD, 2 ...
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Diagnosing a sudden, uncommanded powerdown (Debian)

My desktop had developed a strange habit this morning: shortly after starting up and logging in, it shutdown very suddenly. There was a mechanical noise like a relay opening, the fan spun down, though ...
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Alienware 13 R3 - laptop shuts down without warning under heavy load ONLY when on battery

I've been an AW13R3 owner for almost 2 years, i bought a used model without warranty in order to have something to bring with me during job travels. For a year or so the laptop has been performing ...
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Disable/delete Windows 10 SlideToShutDown function

I recently bought an Asus laptop with Windows 10 installed out of the box. The computer doesn't have a touch screen but for some reason the installed OS retains the functionality of "Slide to ...
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Cancel Stop-Computer

I have a program on my system called stopwatch.exe, so sometimes I will have PowerShell open, and I will enter the command. However I also use tab completion, so I will usually enter: stopw TAB then ...
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openSUSE tumbleweed 20211025 not rebooting or shutting down

The problem is as simple as trying to reboot my system. It does not work. Even on a fresh start/power on. I am using KDE by the way. My system info is below. These are the last lines of systemd output:...
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Windows 11 Insider Dev Build no longer shuts down

I am running Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22471 as Primary OS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as Secondary OS. Before I was running Windows 11 Beta Build. I switched to Dev Channel and installed build 22471, ...
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How to stop or remove a file in windows startup folder under 10 seconds

I had an app call shutdown.exe that can shut down my computers. It just an app that will shut down my computer with the specific time, i set to 10 seconds, it just very fine until yesterday, i ...
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Windows 10 shuts down instead of going to sleep

Windows 10 shuts down instead of going to sleep. So i loose every opened applications. I tried the troubleshout. But there is no errors detected. I also tried with hibernate mode, but still the same ...
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PC will not turn completely off

Hello my Laptop does not turn off, no matter what OS I am using, nor what USB Live utility I am shutting down. Windows, Linux, Live, doesn't matter. This is a Lenovo 2014 i3 UEFI, 64-bit. When using ...
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HP G62 BIOS Shutting down for overheating with no actual overheating

I've got a HP G62 notebook that randomly shuts down blaming overheating. Well, for me it's very unexpected because there's no heat in the carcass and the temperature measurings are all okay (40ºC ~ ...
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PC shutdowns. Incorrect motherboard temp readings

I'm having an issue with my PC, it keeps shutting down without warning. It will not turn back on before power connections is unplugged. It also happens from BIOS. I installed open hardware monitor and ...
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laptop shuts down suddenly

I bought an SSD recently and I put it in to replace my HDD. Everything is fine ,but whenever i go into video games ( Tomb Raider and Batman Arkham Knight and other games) my laptop shuts down suddenly....
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Asus laptop shuts down when starting the machine with no charger plugged in

However,if I unplugg it when the laptop is already running, then the laptop would not shut down and it will run normally. But if I unplugg it while it's shut down and I turn it back on, the laptop ...
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Imac late 2014 32gb ram, 1tb and i7 4th gen

how do i support hight end games like fifa 21 or similar. benchmark tests show that my pc meets the recommended requirement and easily passes the minimum one. my pc overheats and shuts down when i ...
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Computer Restarts while on UPS

I am using a 650va ups (not a good brand) My previous pc had 400w psu and it worked fine. Now i am using a new pc (i5 10400f, gtx 1660ti oc, 550w 80bronze psu) Whenever the electricity goes off, trip ...
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Scheduled task Windows shutdown - Will this run if Windows Update is busy?

The company would like all employee PCs to be automatically shut down via a Scheduled Task which automatically runs each evening. I have set up a task to run: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -s at e....
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