It can be annoying when Windows cancels your Shutdown action because of a running application. This shows how to get it to auto-end tasks during shut down.
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It often takes a long time for your Windows computer to shut down. Why is this so? Let’s take a look at its shutdown processes, and you’ll understand why.
Say you had to attend to an emergency and had to leave your PC. To prevent others from accessing your data, use any of these seven ways to quickly turn off Windows screen.
The pagefile in Windows 10 stays intact even after you shut down your PC. Here’s how to clear the pagefile every time you shut down WIndows 10.
Sometimes you may want to prevent specific Windows users from shutting down your PC. Here’s how to do that on Windows 10.
Microsoft offers a variety of ways for you to shut down Windows 8.1. In fact, we have come across 6 of them: some of them is obvious, while other is hidden. Let check them out.
While there are plenty of anti-virus suite around, Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) is fast becoming one of the most popular security suite for end-users. The main reasons for its success is because it is free, lightweight and it just works. Being developed, endorsed and maintained by Microsoft also help. In MSE, one of the useful […]
If you have ever used a computer, you know how from time to time you get a stubborn application that just won’t close. When you are using a Windows machine, you can summon the Task Manager with Ctrl + Alt +Delete. There are times however, the Task Manager can’t even motivate the application to close. […]
Have you ever wondered why you need to press Start to shut down the Windows? Until now, I still can’t find any logic to this. In Vista, this is even worst – the power button does not turn off your Windows, it put it into sleep mode. Anyway, throwing logic aside, shutting down Windows has […]