Why Won't My Computer Shut Down?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 1, 2020 5:19:32 PM ET
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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 programs manually may solve the problem. Finding the latest drivers for a device in the computer might also fix the issue.

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