Questions tagged [shutdown]

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

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How to determine the reason for Windows spontaneous shutdown?

Update 1: I used Sysinteranls Autoruns utility as suggested by @Mark, and listed all the (non-Microsoft) startup objects, to look for a script that supposedly calls Shutdown. After exporting and ...
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Is it possible to add any command in /etc/profile.d at the runtime?

I want some command to run as soon as system boots up. So I have created a simple script and kept it in /etc/profile.d/. After this command I have placed shutdown command. Now on some condition i do ...
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Diskless Computer with NFS - Shutdown Needed?

I have a computer (a Raspberry Pi, but I believe this is irrelevant for the question) running Linux. That computer runs without a disk, meaning it boots using PXE and gets a root partition hosted on ...
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Will Windows 10 Wake/Turn on to install/download updates when in shutdown

If you shutdown your PC will windows 10 wake or turn on to install updates that were already downloaded previously? As well as turn on to download and install new updates? Second, how do you turn ...
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Hide “You're about to be signed out” pop-up [duplicate]

I would like to hide pop-up that appears when I use Process.Start("shutdown.exe", "-r -t 1"); Any ideas?
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Computer stops working after 5 minutes of use in windows

I recently bought a PC in parts. I installed Windows 10 on it and it worked flawlessly for about a week and a half. However, now it turns off whenever I'm doing something, even if it's not a heavy ...
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Windows Sleep is Fake (YouTube plays for hours while “Sleeping”)

I have a habit of turning off my computer (sleep not shutdown) while I'm watching youtube. When I do this the computer pretends to sleep by turning off the screen, and even the hard-drive and "...
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mac sleeps/shutsdown leaves mail unmanaged

ideally a stupid question. the mac shutsdown or sleeps instead of acting like a server. i run apple mail on my mac using rules and read mail on my iphone. mail is not processed if it doesn’t go thru ...
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Windows 7 auto shutdown after certain period of inactivity

Is there any solution for auto shutting down Win 7 PC? Many colleagues in our company leave their desktops turned on after leaving job, so we would like to shut them down after certain period of ...
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Hybrid shutdown (fast startup) stopped working

My system in Windows 8.1 Recently the hybrid shutdown stopped working for me. The hybernation works just well, but when doing hybrid shutdown (it is enabled in the settings) or via shutdown command, ...
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Windows 10 – How to change name of power shutdown option in start menu?

I would like to change the title of power options in start menu. I did try some experiments with some .dll.mui files (ShutdownUX.dll.mui and powrprof.dll.mui for instance) and registry keys but I ...
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Wake on LAN doesn't work when power down from Windows

I'm attempting to use Wake on Lan turn on my Windows 10 computer from miles away, and I've gotten it to work when the computer is in sleep or hibernate mode, but not after it has been shut down. If I ...
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WF-2540 PRINTING ERROR AND REBOOTING

I just received this hand down wf-2540 printer. I installed the software but now it keeps rebooting over and over again and I can't get a test printer because I receive a printer error. I even turned ...
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Windows 10 laptop doesn't close all the windows when I perform shutdown from the start menu - Is it normal?

Two days ago, I got a new Acer Windows 10 laptop. I noticed often that when I shut it down or restart (there's no option for hibernating) using the start menu from the left bottom, the windows that ...
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PC shutdowns due to slow CPU fan?

I am stuck in a weird problem. The CPU fan just works fine when I start my PC. But after sometime maybe half an hour the CPU fan runs extremely slow like for example it goes from (RPM 5000 to 150). ...
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strange cpu temperature - reasons

I encountered a rather strange issue: I have an Intel Coffee Lake, Core i9 9900KF 3.6GHz running on a MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON. Couple of hours ago I decided to check temperatures (for no ...
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Fan and power lights remain turned on after shutting down PC

When I shut down my computer, the screen goes black as normal, but the power light remains turned on, and the fan doesn't stop. If I hold down the power button for 4 seconds, it turns off, but I ...
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Windows 10 shutdown closes app. Is there a log of applications that it closes?

I'm noticing that Windows 10 closes an app on shutdown. It does it so quickly, and I can't see the application name. . . Is there a way to view this in the system log? If not, how can I determine ...
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PC won't turn on after shutdown using Windows 10

My PC was having a overheating problem and I accidentally broke the CPU cooler while cleaning it. So I took it to the repair shop and had a new CPU cooler installed. This fixed the issue but a new ...
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Windows updates: Restart instead of the requested Shutdown?

I often hibernate my laptop. Sometimes, I see the Hibernate button turn yellow and show "Shutdown!", which means that there are important updates that will be installed. I then initiate a lengthy ...
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What's wrong with my laptop's power suply system?

Could someone tell me what's wrong with my laptop? It is getting turned on (powered on) by pressing keys on the keyboard and sometimes even by my touchpad, and then it shuts down. There is no ...
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The system is going down for halt NOW 40x

I have a CentOS 6.10 machine. Yesterday at 6AM it did one of these: reboot system boot 2.6.32-754.23.1. Thu Nov 21 06:07 - 06:07 (00:00) So we figured glitch, old server, not a huge deal. It ...
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Computer randomly shuts down and displays blinking screen

I am having issues with my PC. It randomly shuts down and screen starts blinking. It happens completely randomly and I didn't notice any pattern. Sometimes it might work properly for a week and ...
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Shutdown after N invalid attempts (lockscreen + tty)

I've seen this question on AskUbuntu about monitoring lockscreen. However, imagine having an encrypted drive + home partition. Both are mounted and available while you are logged in. The thing is, ...
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Modern Mac mini does not autoboot after “dirty” shutdown from command line

Cross-posted to Ask Different This 2018 Mac mini running Mojave is intended to run as a kiosk, but a daily sleep/wake cycle is proving problematic with some USB devices. My plan was to use the "...
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Neo4j 3.5.5 server goes down

Neo4j 3.5.5 server goes down when we find a lot of repeatable messages in debug.log WARN [o.n.k.i.a.t.m.KernelTransactionMonitor] Transaction KernelTransactionImplementationHandle{txReuseCount=48, tx=...
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log off using task manager and .bat file on Windows 7 Pro

I have Windows 7 Professional. I was moved here from Stackoverflow. I wrote a file called spegnimento.bat with the following content: case 1: shutdown /f case 2: shutdown -f case 3: shutdown /s ...
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Unable to shutdown Linux laptop

I have installed oracle Linux on my Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. I am not able to shut it down. When I issue poweroff command. It is stuck with message/log as [31431.834130] reboot: Power down My system ...
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Windows 10 not shutting down, since I've encrypted with bitlocker

A few days ago we encrypted all computers with Bitlocker. Encryption went smoothly and the systems continue to work well. Only with two of these computers, which have only an additional hard disk, ...
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How to analyze slow shutdown issue “stopping services” in windows 2008 R2?

I want to investigate why my os takes longer time to shutdown/restart as it is stuck in "stopping services". I have windows 2008 R2 server. I tried to find solution over internet that suggest to use "...
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High pitch whine followed by static - laptop battery

Good Day guys, Please can you assist. I was reinstalling windows on my girlfriend's laptop when a strange bussing came from the battery and the pc shut down. After multiple attempts to install ...
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Weird power/shutdown behaviour with a windows 10 laptop

I've got a Windows 10 Pro Dell Latitude e7440. I'm having a few power issues, which appear to have something to do with shutting down. Full Description Every time I hibernate my laptop, and turn it ...
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Why My Computer Automatically shuts down when Turbo Boost is enabled?

I have a laptop G7 8th Generation, I have been using it for 6 months and it was okay there was not any problem I Faced till this month.now my computer freezes, display blue screen finally shuts down ...
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XAMPP Mysql shutdown unexpevtedly

Please, my MySQL is damaged after my PC suddenly shutdown. 18:05:24 [mysql] Error: MySQL shutdown unexpectedly. 18:05:24 [mysql] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies, 18:05:24 [...
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HP ProBook instant shutdown after first logon the day

Every morning my notebook is shutting itself instantly after the first logon with win hello. There is nothing obvious written to the event log. All the following application event raised through the ...
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laptop can't go to sleep/shutdown but restarts fine

Recently(~3 months ago), I cleaned the fans of my hp pavilion dm4 and replaced the HDD for an SSD. I installed windows 10 (default was win7) and everything worked fine for 2 weeks. Two Weeks later, ...
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What is killing my VPS?

My VPS is constantly running at 100% memory and eventually it shuts down. Sometimes it only takes minutes from booting the server to it going offline. It's a simple Wordpress site, nothing fancy, a ...
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Laptop fan stays on even after shutdown

I have an HP laptop, model number 15ay516tx, which runs Windows 10. Lately, I have noticed that even if I turn off the laptop using the GUI, the fan remains on while the power LED is off. When I turn ...
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mysql shutdown unexpectedly

error log file: 2019-09-24 15:12:02 0 [Note] InnoDB: Mutexes and rw_locks use Windows interlocked functions 2019-09-24 15:12:02 0 [Note] InnoDB: Uses event mutexes 2019-09-24 15:12:02 0 [Note] ...
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Turn off USB power on computer shutdown, windows 10

Long story short, when computer is turned off, USB's are not, and manufacturers just love to adorn their stuff with LED lights nowadays. I want to sleep, but my room looks like a christmas party. ...
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my computer just shuts down randomly

i have a windows 7 32 bit machine (running on a compaq615) it used to work great but now it just shuts down even i the easiest tasks i tried switching to windows 10 pro 64 bit it works but still ...
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How to run an Applescript at shutdown

I am trying to track the occurrences and duration of power outages. I have my computer(Mac High Sierra) powered by a UPS and set to shutdown when there is an outage. I have an applescript that when ...
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Should I turn off PC with Windows after installing new software?

I was taught that you need to turn off /shutdown the computer after installing a new program or make some changes in the system settings. I did it because I thought that when the of a computer freeze/...
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Diagnosing desktop computer that unexpectedly shuts down - not overheating

Today my office desktop computer (which is also the main network machine) shut down unexpectedly while exporting a very large data file - the other computers in the network were already off. The ...
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Windows 2019 Server: won't shutdown if hibernate is enabled

I have this rather old (2011) Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 laptop with a modest hardware configuration (Pentium P6100 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and a brand-new Samsung Evo 860 SSD) running a recently installed (...
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Haven't been able to find help HP pavillion all in one 27-n113w

please bear with me this may take a minute. I have had a Hp pavillion all-in-one model #27-n113w now for about 3 years, about a year ago it just shut off in the middle of the session. I turned it back ...
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System shuts down abruptly

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my system. My system shuts down randomly from last 2 months. I gave it to the service centre as it was within warranty. They replaced many components like motherboard,...
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Are very long shutdown times common when booting from NVMe?

As per subject I've just installed a Samsung 970 Evo and made it my bootable disk. Start-up time is not much different from an SSD, shutdown time is taking 10+ minutes. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 ...
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How to shut down or savetate VMs (Virtualbox) before the host is turned off by the UPS shutdown signal?

Sorry for my English, I used a translation tool I am running multiple VMs (Virtualbox 5 and 6) on Debian 8 and I need the VMs to shut down or savetate before the host is turned off by the UPS ...
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Windows 10 not automatically shutting down

I have a Windows 10 Lenovo laptop that, after being closed, will go into sleep mode for about 8 hours and then is supposedly supposed to shut down. However, it does not do this; after 8 hours, it ...

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