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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 startup power option. Most of the time, the cause of this kind of problem are due...

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How to Quickly Reboot / Shutdown Windows 8?

Windows 8’s new user-interface changes most traditional ways users used to interact with Windows. With the removal of some basic Windows elements, like the Start Menu, most users are now installing third-party apps to handle the job. Windows 8 also lacks a quick way to shutdown (turn off) or restart...

Show Detailed (Verbose) Information While Windows Starts/Shutdown [How To] 2

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 fast and try out almost all tips available to speed up Windows. But, at-last you still...

Boot Snooze: Reboot and then Standby or Hibernate for Faster Startup [Windows] 2

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 components. Usually, if you keep your computer in Sleep mode or use the Hibernate feature, then...

How To Stop Windows 7 or Vista from Applying Updates/Patches on Shutdown 5

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 Updates to be installed. I wanted to put an end to this and tried to find...

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

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 option to “Shut down and Install Patches“. But if you are in a hurry and wants...