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Windows 7: Minor annoyance with W7 vs XP startup after power failure

10 Jun 2014   #11
Microsoft MVP


I missed why it needs to shut down at all? If it's a server then can you keep it running, perhaps rewrite the program so it never causes a hard shutdown?

Just noodling since this is way above my consumer specialist pay grade.

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10 Jun 2014   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

You're right, in the sense that it really shouldn't ever shut down, except for maintenance... Problem comes with having a power switch on the box that's accessible to the user.... Maybe that shouldn't be there! Perhaps having the power hard-wired would be a better approach, and just include a push-button INSIDE the box for start/stop? Might be a cleaner solution.....

Thanks again!

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10 Jun 2014   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Putting the power button inside the case should eliminate the accidental hitting of the power button.
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 Minor annoyance with W7 vs XP startup after power failure

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