What do I do if my computer doesn’t properly shut down?

Question

If my computer does not shut down properly what do i do?

Answer

This question was answered on October 6, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If your computer does not shut down normally by clicking on the “start” button, selecting “Turn off computer” and then selecting “Turn off”

You will want to try pressing on these 3 keys in this order and hold each key down until all 3 are held down at the same time Ctrl, Alt and Delete This should reboot your computer safely Then try shutting your computer down as described in the first paragraph.

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Posted by Kathy of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 6, 2005