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

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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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How to shutdown/restart from the command line without elevation?

Has something changed in Server 2019? Under Server 2016 I was able to run this command in a non-elevated prompt: shutdown /r /t 0 In Server 2019, however, when I attempt to do so I get: Access is ...
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Why is it takes so long to go hybernating after overheating

My laptop used to hybernate almost instantly after overheating. But now it takes maybe few minutes now. The PC shows a black screen and runs few minutes then goes down. And it doesnt cools while ...
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Should you power off a router before unplugging it?

Our WiFi router has a button that turns it off. We've just been unplugging it for months without any issues, but its presence makes me wonder if doing so could damage the hardware in the long run. ...
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How do I make Windows spin down my external HDD before cutting power to it when I shutdown?

Whenever I shutdown my laptop, my external HDD make a loud "click" sound when the power is cut. Even if the hard drive is idle, it spins up for a few seconds before being forcibly turned off ...
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Multiple linux shutdown schedule and its behavior

If I schedule shutdown multiple times, what will the behavior be? For example: shutdown +20 shutdown +25 Does the second shutdown command override the first one? Also what if I cancel shutdown by ...
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Why my pc shutting down and restarting

Two days ago when i connect modem some time its showing blue screen error kmode exception and some time its shutdown and restart. Then i change modem driver and the issue solved.from yesterday my pc ...
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Old FreeNAS server shutdowns every day after being moved. Why?

This is probably something obvious, but I have an old HP machine that we've been using for 9 years as a file server (it uses FreeNAS 9.2). It's been working fine, but I recently moved it to another ...
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Checkbox to confirm shut down of Windows (no not Display Shutdown Event Tracker)

I know this question has been asked time and time again, but I'm looking for a way to customize Windows 10 shutdown behavior. My end goal is: Click shutdown Show prompt to ask if I've completed a ...
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Computer started shutting down on its own [duplicate]

Recently my windows 10 laptop started randomly shutting down on its own. It would be working fine, suddently screen off, and 2 seconds later shut down. It doesnt seem very consistent and related to ...
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Windows 10 setting for full shutdown?

Apparently, in Windows 10 doing a SHUTDOWN from the Windows Start Menu, in reality performs a hybrid shutdown instead of a full shutdown! This sometimes seems to create problems when running Windows ...
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Monitor turns off quickly in few seconds while windows 10 is still shutting down

Monitor turns off quickly in few seconds while windows 10 is still shutting down. Hi everyone , I am using Dell OptiPlex 5050 Desktop PC, with Windows 10 Details of the Operating system are Edition ...
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Windows - Long freezing busy process after restart following sudden turn off

I've accidentally snapped my Windows because of power issue while playing a video from a locally remote computer. After booted again it first prompted me whether I want to fix or restart. I chose to ...
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Why does my CPU stops after Windows getting boot windows 10?

I have Intel Pentium Core2Duo with 4GB RAM, no dedicated GPU, PSU:240W. Whenever I boot my PC, Windows closes after few seconds with some sound and then CPU fan stops and PSU also. But here is the ...
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Windows 10 shuts down when sleeping or hibernating

When I try to put my computer to sleep or hibernate, it stays on for a few minutes, and then proceeds to shut down. I have fast startup disabled, but for some reason the option to "Allow the ...
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Windows 10 taking too long to shut down completely

My Windows 10 Desktop Computer is taking too long to completely shut down, after I have clicked the Shut Down button. The problem has been continuing since about 4 months. Sometime earlier, I updated ...
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cannot shutdown my dual boot laptop after installing ubuntu(20.04) in windows

installing ubuntu 20.04 in my laptop using dual boot and now if I shutdown using shutdown using the option on start it is not shutting down . and earlier while booting windows it should "to skip ...
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Is it possible to disable restarts in Windows 10? [duplicate]

My laptop has a weird issue where the touch pad doesn't work after the device is restarted. It works fine after a normal shut down, though. Is it possible to disable restarts so that the computer will ...
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How to prevent shutdown after boot and hold it for 90sec?

I'm wondering is there a way to prevent shutting down for specified time like for example 90 sec after boot-up? (from a remote that has shutdown now command) I would like the solution to be in systemd ...
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Windows 10 shuts down/powers off randomly in sleep mode for no reason

My Windows 10 laptop (a Dell Inspiron 5491 2n1) shuts down randomly during sleep. It does not hibernate, nor perform a clean shutdown, it (seems to) simply power off. This also deletes all saved work. ...
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Kernel-power CRITICAL on Event Viewer led to PC Shutdown everytime

So i checked my event viewer on why does my PC shuts down by itself, before shutdown theres a "bbzzzzzzz" sound, its like a sound lags. Then all my display freezes, after a few second, my PC ...
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Windows shuts down unexpectedly on hibernate

I've just bought a new Dell Inspiron 7501 (i7 10750H, nvidia 1650), and after setting up a dual boot with ubuntu 18, i've noticed that the pc fails to restore the previous state when booted up after ...
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Trying to use net use and shutdown.exe command ERROR

Have three computers all part of the same workgroup so no domain. Two computers running Windows 8.1 Pro and the third computer is running Windows 10 Pro. I'm executing a batch file from one of the two ...
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Restart Linux server on UPS after power restored

I have a Linux server on a UPS using network UPS tools (upsc). When there's a power failure, after the battery runs low, it issues a shutdown command to the server, which is fine. But when the power ...
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Desktop shuts down (actually not..?) randomly

I got brand-new PC 2-3 months ago, assembled myself. I think I already have enough knowledge about softwares / hardwares, but I think it is out of my hands. After assembled my PC, it eventually / ...
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Laptop Shutdown when placed on Sleep Mode

I've updated my computer about a day ago and this new version had caused me some issues. Although in the settings I've set the computer to go into sleep mode whenever I close the lid or press on the ...
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How to shutdown vm from vnet gracefully?

I use VMware Workstation Pro with one DC vm and three ordinary vms. All vms are located in the one domain and in the one virtual network. Virtual adapters are used in order to connect vm into vnet. My ...
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Windows 10 - Get name of all apps which prevent windows from shutdown

There is one app without name which always prevents windows from shutting down. Is there a way to figure this out without having to uninstall all apps one after another and test again and again? ...
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Will available Win10 updates occur when power button is pressed?

In Control Panel > Power Options > System Settings I set the power button to cause a shut down when pressed: Will this allow an update to automatically take place when powered on again if an ...
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Why does Win 10 Pro consider a storage drive an app?

When I shut down or restart Windows 10 Pro it always pauses and lists one or two storage drives and says that the drive preventing shutdown. It's always the same one or two of my many storage drives ...
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How do I change the function of shutdown to sleep in start menu?

I'd like to change the function of shutdown to sleep in start menu. The start menu will show shutdown but upon clicking it the pc will go to sleep. Is it possible? Also, I'm aware that the power ...
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How to fix an overheating laptop issue?

Whenever i try to export my video in HitFilm express my laptop shutdown automatically with a fan noise. I bring it to a mechanic who change the thermal paste and add a cooling pad. I resett my pc and ...
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Acer aspire m5 stuck in a restart loop that turns on and off in 5 seconds without any display

Hello my acer aspire m5 is stuck in a restart loop. Each time i switch it on it starts for 2 seconds then switsches off and on again. When it switches on you can feel the fan and drive running then ...
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Remote shutdown attack

Is it possible to attack a pc through local network ? Or from the isp ? A remote attack to shutdown the pc ? My desktop have been shutting down for past few days, I suspect a local network attack. No ...
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How to shut down computer immediately in Win 10

Back in (Windows XP?) times i had written .bat file which when clicked like normal icon would shut down my PC immediately, no questions no update instalations. I copied it from somewhere , so I can ...
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Windows 10 doesn't shut down or update

I have had a frustrating and a little bit scary problem with my Windows 10 pc for almost a month now. When I try to turn off the computer, it starts closing and the screens go black. But immediately ...
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How to delay shutdown of an Ubuntu VM?

I am investigating an report where a Debian VM running on Win10 Hyper-V host is switched off instead of shutdown, even if Hyper-V setting "Automatic Stop action" is set to "Shut down&...
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PC doesn't turn off (SYSTEM shuts down but motherboard stays on)

My computer won't shutdown . when i click on shutdown the screen becomes black and the light of power button gets off.. but the keyboard led stays ON and also USB ports stays working, and i have to ...
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My Pc turns on and turns off right away

I have got an old, about 8 years old PC. I haven't got any problems with it until now. One day I let it On for night, because I was patching COD- Warzone. At midnight, I woke up and pushed the turn ...
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Turn off/on vs Keep running: which gives longer lifespan?

Powering off a PC component, and powering it on, are stressful events that may lower its lifespan. In my own experience, long lasting components almost never broke mid-use. Rather, once turned off, ...
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What's happening on Windows 10 when trying to shut down, which takes more than one hour?

When I shutdown update might be loaded and installed, which cost time. This is understandable. But sometimes when I shut down it takes a huge amount of time, even more then one hour. I run as a ...
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Shutdown doesn't complete, "Error sending end of POST message to ME" on boot *sometimes* (Thinkpad with both Linux and Windows)

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad x230 with both Linux (Xubuntu 20.04) and Windows (10) installed and it has a number of issues which are probably related to the BIOS. They occur only sometimes and I couldn't ...
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Users stays logged in when shutdown computer

For the past few weeks, my users are still logged in every time I shut down the computer. I tried to disable 'Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device after an update or ...
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What is 'Automatically complete the configuration of a PC after an update or restart' in Windows 10

So I have a question. Because my laptop did not automatically log out after shutting down. I turn off the function Automatically complete the configuration of a PC after an update or restart. But ...
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Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa Cinnamon Shutdown and Startup

I'm a beginner on Linux and running a fresh install from Linux Mint version 20.1 Ulyssa Cinnamon 64bit ISO created by a Boot-USB. Already I installed it a few times because I wanted to create a Dual-...
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Windows 10 - How to turn off "This app has prevented you from shutting down"

Windows 10 does not always shutdown because "an app is preventing you from shutting down". Is there a setting to force shutdown regardless of "potential save loss"? I don't care if ...
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How can I shutdown another computer with a shutdown script on windows 10

okay so I own a pc and a laptop, I (remotely through SSH) use the laptop for some random tasks, but the laptop is somewhat far away from my desk so when I shutdown my pc I have to go walk to my laptop ...
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Unplugging my webcam slows down linux and is impossible to shut down the computer

When I unplug my webcam my computer starts to slow down, programs don't close nicely (I have to force it in the system monitor) and the lights of my keyboard (Num lock, capslock, etc) don't change ...

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