Windows 8 can be shut down by moving the mouse pointer to the lower right corner of the screen, clicking on settings in the menu that appears, clicking on the power button in the next menu and selecting Shut Down. This t... More »

According to the official Windows support site, a reason why a computer running Windows will not shut down may be that a device driver or program is interfering with the standard shutdown process. Closing down all progra... More »

The government shut down for 16 days in October 2013 because the House and Senate couldn't agree on legislation to fund the government, and time ran out. At the start of the fiscal year, on Oct. 1, 2013, neither an appro... More »

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