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Shutting down unusual issue

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    Shutting down unusual issue


    First please le me apologize if i only bark english!
    I am quite appy with my installation of win 8 pro 64bit. Very thing it's working ok eccept the shuting down.
    If i enter the charm bar and clic stting and stop and Reboot it'ok. If i clic stop down naothing happen, the gierm bar collapse and the PC contnue to work apparently normal ecept that i have an appilcatio called "Windows boot up application" or something similare taht use indefinitelu about 50 to 60 % of CPU usage. At tys stage even the reboot option becoma inactive.
    I hope your people understan me at least very basicaly.
    Best regards Renato

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Renpasa, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    As a test, you might turn off Fast Startup to see if that may be the issue. It's been reported to cause shut down and restart issues with some folks.

    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Renpasa, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    As a test, you might turn off Fast Startup to see if that may be the issue. It's been reported to cause shut down and restart issues with some folks.

    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
    Thankyou Brink! i have done it allready but no solution.Let me add that the propblem apply also on safe mode while command shutdown s works just fine.
    Ciao Renato
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    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You might consider using this below instead to add a cascading "Power" menu to your desktop context menu. These use the command method that you say work for you.

    Power - Add Cascading Desktop Context Menu in Windows 8


    Otherwise, you may need to refresh Windows 8.
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