Windows 10: Fix Windows 10 reboots (restarts) instead of shutting down

  1. Cluster Head's Avatar
    Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
       09 Nov 2015 #1

    Fix Windows 10 reboots (restarts) instead of shutting down

    A number of Windows 10 users have various shutdown-related issues. The most common issue is that their PC reboots instead of shutting down. When they click shut down in the Start menu, Windows 10 doesn't shutdown, but instead restarts. Here is what you can do to avoid this issue.

    Actually, it is hard to tell what is the exact cause of such behavior, because the reason can be different from PC to PC, but in this article we will explore some solutions which can be helpful if you are facing this problem of your PC rebooting instead of doing a shut down with Windows 10.
    1.The first thing you have to try is a clean boot. Using a clean boot, you can find if the OS is damaged by some third party app or a bad driver. By preventing them from loading, you can exclude the influence of these two factors.
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  2. jds63's Avatar
    Posts : 3,110
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       09 Nov 2015 #2

    No problems here, what is a bit funny as this is coming from a third party tweaker app site which can be the cause, but informative.
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