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Windows 7: Programs active after force close (hold power for 5 secs) won't work!

30 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Programs active after force close (hold power for 5 secs) won't work!

I was in a rush to shut down my laptop so while windows was shutting down i held the power button for 5 secs to shut it down faster (I know, I'm so stupid!). But now programs that were still active at time of shutdown refuse to work. Some of these are office 2010 starter & Windows Installer (). Is there a fix for this?

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30 Aug 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro

You should always close all programs before restarting or shutting down your pc. Sleep is the only mode where it is fine to leave your programs running.

You are going to need to do a repair on the programs in question, or uninstall and reinstall them.

For office:

For windows installer:
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 Programs active after force close (hold power for 5 secs) won't work!

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