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Cant Shutdown or Restart Windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Cant Shutdown or Restart Windows 8


    Hi everyone,

    I am not able to shutdown or restart the windows by clicking the button in the start. I can only sleep my computer.

    I click shutdown and restart and nothing happens.

    Do you know where should be the problem? do you have same problem?

    Thank you for your replies.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello fatbooy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    As a a test, turn off fast startup to see if that may help. It has 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
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Cant Shutdown or Restart Windows 8
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