How To Resolve If Window 10 Won’t Shut Down?

Sometimes, user encounters the issue such as Window 10 Wont Shut down. The reason behind the issue is Window update, system files and also the fast startup. For solving this issue, user can go to Microsoft via In this article, you will read the method to fix if Window 10 won’t shut down.

Method To Fix If Window 10 Won’t Shut Down:

1. Disable Fast Startup:

First of all, hit on the Windows logo + I buttons in order to open Settings. After this, you should click on System and then hit to open Power and Sleep. Now, you should Scroll down and then hit on ‘Additional power settings’. At this point, you should hit on ‘Choose what the power buttons do’ on the left side of the screen. After this, you should hit on ‘Change settings that are presently available’ which will help you to change the settings of the shutdown. Next, you need to uncheck the box of ‘Turn on fast startup (recommended)’ and then select ‘Save changes’. When fast startup feature is disabled, then your window 10 will shut down fully.

2. Force Shutdown System:

You should click and hold the Power button so that the computer turns off. After this, you should unplug entire power sources of the computer and then leave it for 30 minutes. After this, start your computer system. When the computer starts, you should shut it down in order to check if the issue is solved or not. Keep in mind that this function will only work if the fast startup feature is not activated.

3. Try Complete Shutdown:

1. Using Command Prompt:

In the Search tab, you need to enter ‘cmd’. After this, you should right-click on the Command Prompt and then select ‘Run as Administrator’. Now, you have to enter the command shutdown /s /f /t 0. It will do a full shut down.

2: Using Shift Key:

If you hit on Shut Down in the Start menu, then you should press Shift key with it, then this will turn off your computer fully.

4. Boot System from Safe Mode and Cancel Automatically Restart:

You should tap on F8 key, so that the Windows logo comes up on the screen. If you release F8 key, then the boot menu will appear and then just choose ‘Safe Mode’. Now, you should Boot the system in Safe Mode and then search when the Windows completes booting. Here, you should enter ‘sysdm.cpl’ without the commas in order to open sysdm.cpl. Just below Startup and Recovery, you need to hit on Advanced and then click on Settings. Next, you should uncheck the ‘Automatically restart’ box. At the end, tap on ‘OK’ and then just restart the system.

5. Repair Windows System Files:

You should tap on the Windows logo key + R key simultaneously in order to open the Run Command. Now, you should input “cmd” and then hit on OK button and run as the administrator. At the end, you should enter the command sfc /scannow and then tap on Enter key.

6. Use the Command Prompt to Shut Down System:

For this, you should click on the Windows logo key + R key altogether just to open the Run Command. After this, you should input “cmd” and then tap on OK button to run as the administrator. At last, you should enter the command shutdown /p and then tap on Enter key.

Through this way, the user can resolve the issue if Window 10 won’t shut down. If the user needs help related to Window 10, then visit to Microsoft via  

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