Windows 8 Shutdown And Restart Problem – Solved With Pictures

December 4, 2013

How To Fix Windows 8 Shutdown And Restart Problem in Windows 8

Many times windows 8 users face problem on Shutdown and Restart. At the time of shutdown and restart Windows 8 takes a long time. Sometimes system hangs while rebooting or shutdown.

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Most of the time this kind of problem comes in Windows 8 PC, due to a new features of Windows 8 named “Hybrid Shutdown“. This hybrid shutdown features decreases the total startup time by hibernating the kernel session instead of closing it completely. But on some PC and laptop this hybrid shutdown features is not working properly and causing problem. So you can fix this shutdown and restart problem by disabling the hybrid shutdown features.

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Fix Windows 8 Shutdown And Restart Problem By Disabling Hybrid Shutdown Feature in Windows 8

1. Goto Contol Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options and click on “Choose what the power buttons do

OR Search Power on the setting Charm bar and click on “Change what the power buttons do” on the search result.Change What The Power Button Do - Setting Charm
2. Click on “Change setting that are currently unavailable“. Click on “Yes” if the User Account Control (UAC) prompt ask for your confirmation.

change setting that are currenly unavailable - Power Option3.You will get an option “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” on “Shut down setting“.Disable hybrid shutdown in windows 84. Disable the option by Unchecking the checkbox “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” and then click on “Save Changes“.

5. That is it. Now restart your Windows 8 system and you will get that your restart and shutdown problem is solved.

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One Comment

  1. srivarsha says:

    i had followed the steps u described but my windows8 lap not shutdowning..then what would be problem regarding it..plse send me the mail regarding the problem…

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