Windows 8 Doesn't shutdown or restart

  User1226 28 Feb 13
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For the last one week my windows 8 laptop doesn't shutdown or restart. I tried chkdsk, it says no issues. Tried SFC, But no luck. It just said 'Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully restored them" - But still No shutdown or restart.

This happens the second time - even after I completely formatted C drive and a fresh install of Win 8.

Any help is highly appreciated.

  rdave13 28 Feb 13

Check in power options and on the left " Choose what the power button does", that shut down is selected.

  User1226 01 Mar 13

I did so. It didn't solve. :-(

  Secret-Squirrel 01 Mar 13

"........For the last one week......"

Because the problem's so recent, and because so many things could cause this issue, a Windows "System Restore" would be the first thing I'd try - have a look here for full instructions. Don't worry about losing e-mails, photos or other personal files as they won't be affected.

  rdave13 01 Mar 13

In power options, system settings check if you have fast startup box checked. Try unticking the box and save.

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