Articles tagged: shutdown

Tip of the Day: Powered Off Isn’t Always Off

Why Does My Machine Take Forever to Shut Down?

Booting your machine can take time, but sometimes so does shutting it down. Various issues contribute to a slow shutdown.

Why Won’t My Computer Return from Standby?

Windows has the option of numerous types of software and hardware being installed. That leads to a complicated situation for standby to deal with. It easily goes wrong.

How Do I Shut Down Windows 8?

It’s not at all obvious to new users how to shut down Windows 8. I’ll quickly walk you through the steps to locate the option to shut down or restart Windows 8.