Quote: Originally Posted by GradeAbra
What do you mean by cold shutdown/reboot?
A cold shutdown/reboot is performed by
1. Shutting down your PC, turning it off and taking out the power cable from the mains.
2. Followed by holding down the power button on your desktop for 5 - 10 seconds to drain any residual energy from the motherboard and its devices
3. Reconnecting the power cable to the mains and starting up your PC again.