1.    30 Jan 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Shut down


    When I shut down Windows 8.1 the connect light on the Router stays lite.On windows 10 preview when shut down the connect goes out. Is this normal ? Does windows 10 shut down more of the computer then Windows 8.1 ?
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  2.    30 Jan 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Do you have Fast Start turned on in Win 8.1?
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  3.    30 Jan 2015 #3
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    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    No fast turn on is off both
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  4.    30 Jan 2015 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Central Florida
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    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32

    I have found the Shutdown procedure in Windows (all versions, clear back to Win-98) is a real pain in the backside.

    So going back over 15 years, I've used a Quick Shutdown Icon on my desktop or in my Quick Launch Toolbar.

    The syntax for the shortcut has changed some since the '98 days, but it still works to close files and Shutdown the PC, much faster than going through the Windows Shutdown Procedure.

    Here's the Syntax for the Windows Quick Shutdown for Windows 8 and 8.1. It still works, by the way, in Windows 10.

    %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0

    I either put this shortcut on the Desktop, right above the START button, or in the Task Bar.
    Every space in the shortcut is important, so just copy and paste the blue line into a New Desktop Shortcut.

    Cheers Mates and Happy Shutdown!
    TechnoMage

    PS: For added safety, Plug your computer and monitor into a Switchable Power Strip and shut that OFF after
    you shutdown your computer. There have been hundreds of complaints, about PC's coming ON by themselves and shutting off the power to the PC totally eliminates that. (Desktop PC's only...NOT Laptops)

    Added Note:
    If your router is WiFi and Not protected by a password, someone else may be accessing it, when you're not.
    Every WiFi Router, should be password protected.
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  5.    30 Jan 2015 #5
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    I also use what TechnoMage uses and have been for a long time now
    plus this one,just because I think it neat,lol,
    someone posted this in another thread here on win10 forum awhile back ,, Slidetoshutdown.exe ,
    you can type it into Run ,or create a new desktop shortcut using "Slidetoshutdown.exe" in the location box ,with out the quotes of course
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  6.    30 Jan 2015 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Looks like Windows 10 may be doing some thing like if you turn off power with a switched power strip to the computer.
    Could this be some thing new in windows 10 ??
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  7.    30 Jan 2015 #7
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by fred0843 View Post
    Looks like Windows 10 may be doing some thing like if you turn off power with a switched power strip to the computer.
    Could this be some thing new in windows 10 ??
    Hey fred:
    I don't know if this has anything to do with the issue but, did Windows happen to sneak this update on your install?

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    I've read some conflicting info about this so I'm not sure.
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  8.    31 Jan 2015 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    win 10 Insider

    The switch port goes dead here as well when in sleep mode or shutdown. Maybe a 'by design' feature?
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