How do I force a Dell computer to shut down?
Resolution. On older Dell portable systems and those that don’t support modern standby, holding down the power button for 5 seconds will force the system to shutdown.
What to do if PC is not shutting down?
4 fixes for Computer Won’t Shut Down
- Update your drivers.
- Turn off fast startup.
- Change Boot Order in BIOS.
- Run Windows Update Troubleshooter.
Apr 20, 2022
Why won’t my computer shut down Windows 10?
Press and hold your power button until the computer is shut. Remove any source of power (Battery / Power cable / unplug the power cords) for 5-10 minutes. Start your computer and try to shut it down normally.
When I press shut down nothing happens?
It is possible that there are issues with the power settings or some system files are corrupted. To help resolve these issues, you can run the Power Troubleshooter. This is an automated tool that finds and resolves common issues with the Power settings.Jul 30, 2017