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Windows 7: Start Menu "Shut down" button puts PC to sleep

18 Dec 2013   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fantail View Post
Just to double check - right click your start button go to properties - make sure 'Shut down' is selected in the drop down.

I think you`ve found it.
Nope! It must be in the BIOS somewhere, I just haven't had the chance to check yet.

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19 Dec 2013   #12
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Hmm, I went with the assumption his power button would say 'Shutdown' and not 'Sleep'. Else it would have been too obvious.
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19 Dec 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Alright, so I rebooted into the BIOS settings, didn't find anything about shutting down, and exited without saving. Guess what? It works now. No idea why but it's fixed.
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