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Tagged: shutdown

Windows 8.1 Update 1

Fix Black Screen With Blinking Cursor When Windows 8 Restarts After Shutdown or Hibernation

Windows 8 operating system upon force restart displays black screen with a blinking cursor. This issue occurs when restarting Windows 8 after it is shutdown or is in hibernation and you have set turn on fast...

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Show Detailed (Verbose) Information While Windows Starts/Shutdown [How To]

Show Detailed (Verbose) Information While Windows Starts/Shutdown [How To]

It is really frustrating when for some reason Windows takes up a lot of time to start-up or shutdown and you have no idea why it is happening. You desperately want to make Windows...

Boot Snooze: Reboot and then Standby or Hibernate for Faster Startup [Windows]

Boot Snooze: Reboot and then Standby or Hibernate for Faster Startup [Windows]

You want to startup Windows as quickly as possible the next time you start your computer. After all no one wants to wait 3-4 minutes for Windows to completely boot and load all the...

How To Stop Windows 7 or Vista from Applying Updates/Patches on Shutdown

How To Stop Windows 7 or Vista from Applying Updates/Patches on Shutdown

One thing I don’t like about Windows 7 or Vista is their habit of changing the Shutdown or Sleep button into an “Install Updates and then Shut Down computer” button when any pending Windows...

How To Shutdown Windows 7 Without Installing Downloaded Updates [Quick Tip]

How To Shutdown Windows 7 Without Installing Downloaded Updates [Quick Tip]

If you use Windows 7, then you may miss the normal shutdown option when pending installations of Windows updates are available. In place of the normal shut down option Windows 7 just gives you the...