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Did you shut down your computer properly?

Windows “Shut Down” actually Does NOT!

This might sound a little unusual, but you may actually not be completely shutting down your computer running on Windows 10 or 11. By default, Windows enables the option that will start the PC faster after shutdown. But this more likely takes your PC to a hibernation state rather than a full shutdown. Thus, to completely shut down your laptop, you can…



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