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Windows 8.1 Will Not Shut Down HELP

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Will Not Shut Down HELP


    I have just bought my laptop (Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1UV) which came with windows 8.1, I haven't been able to shut down the laptop whenever I try to shut it down the laptop just restarts the only way to shut it down is to hold down the power button and force a shut down.
    I have checked everywhere online and most forums say to change the power button settings and turn off fast start up but this does not fix my issue. Also my drivers are up to date. This seems like a pretty common issue but I haven't been able to find a fix. Any help would be appreciated!

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Any help would be appreciated!
    Try the batch file, it might help---

    Can't install any programs- "Error writing to file C:\..."
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    I've tried this but I'm still having the same issues
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Mr. Lloyd, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Since you just purchased the laptop, you might consider returning or exchanging it.

    For now, you might see how the forced shutdown shortcut below may work.

    Shut Down Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
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