How to Fix Windows Laptop Won’t Shut Down Issues

HP is a giant Laptop manufacturer and is growing day by day as it provides various additional features in its products. These features give better surfing and working experience, whether it used in offices or at home. It builds an unbreakable bond with Windows 10, as these two are one of the best combinations in the world of computer technology. Sometimes users face some big issues after installing Windows 10 on their Laptop. They face an annoying issue that their Laptop isn’t preparing to shut down properly.

However, Windows 10 decreases the turn Off time, but besides this, it sometime won’t prepare to shut down issues. Users reported various problems related to won’t shut down issues like:

  • The device won’t prepare to shut down with power tab
  • The laptop is not showing black screen after shutting it down
  • Laptop restarts consistently and fails to shut down

Hybrid Shutdown

In the latest editions of Windows 10 and 8, Microsoft has launched a new feature of shutting the system down. This new feature is known as “Hybrid Shutdown.” It slightly decreases the time of shutting down on various Laptops by hibernating the internal kernel section.

In case, you are among them who are facing not shut down issues on your Laptop, then follow these instructions:

  • First of all, navigate to “Search bar” and then enter the Control Panel into the search box.
  • Then tap on the OK button.
  • After that, choose the option “Power Options.”
  • Go towards the left-hand side of your screen and hit the available option “Choose what the power button does.”
  • Hit the change settings related option if required. In will reside under the option “Define Power buttons and turn on Password Protection.
  • Navigate to the “Shutdown Settings” segment and then unmark the box “Turn on Fast Startup.”
  • Now, mark the same box to deactivate the feature.
  • After that, tap the save modifications related tab to save the modifications that you have made.
  • Quit the “Power Option” related option window once you finished all the above steps.

Running Full Shutdown Feature

  • First of all, apply right click on the desktop screen.
  • Then, navigate to the option “New” and then tap on “Shortcut.”
  • After that, enter the location of the particular item:
  • Shutdown “shutdown “F_T # # _C “Your message_here.”
  • Now, tap on “Next” option.
  • Next, provide a name to the recently created shortcut and then tap the “Finish” option there.

Note: you can also apply right click on a particular shortcut by navigating your desktop. Then hit the “Properties” option. Then modify the shortcut icon of your choice.

Running Windows Upgrade Troubleshooter

  • First and foremost, tap the “Window” key and “S” key simultaneously to launch the “Control Panel.”
  • Then, hit the option “Control Panel” by navigating the provided listing.
  • After a while control panel will expand upon your device, then hit the option “Troubleshooting.”
  • Now, navigate towards the left-hand side of the page and tap on the “View All” option.
  • Then, scroll through the list and tap the option “Windows Update.”
  • After a bit, a troubleshooter page will expand on your screen. Then tap the “Advanced” option.
  • Now, tap on “Run as Administrator” option.
  • Next, your troubleshooting program will begin after a while.
  • Hit the “Next” tab to launch the scanning process.
  • Finally, after finishing the scanning process, make sure that the issue is properly solved.

Resetting Power Plan to Default

In some cases, the Laptop won’t shut down issues that might be the reason for the settings of your power pan. If this the case, you need to reset the settings of your power plan. To do the same, follow these instructions:

  • First and foremost, launch “Control Panel” and then hit the “Power Options” tab.
  • Now, search for your currently existing power plan and then hit the option “Change Plan Settings” located just after it.
  • Then, tap on “Change Advanced Power Settings” option.
  • After that, hit the section related to restore and then tap on “Apply” button.
  • Next, hit the “OK” tab to save the changes.
  • Check your Laptop and try to shut down. If it’s not working properly, then move to the next step:

Modifying Intel Interface Setup

  • Firstly, hit the “Window” key and “X” buttons to launch the menu of Window + X.
  • Then, hit the Device Manager option by navigating the list.
  • Once the Device Manager expands on your screen, then look for the “Intel” related Interface page.
  • Next, apply double click on the properties tab.
  • Then, navigate to the option of power management. It is recommended to unmark “Allow” related option.
  • After that, hit the “OK” button to save all the modifications that you have made.

Downloading Recent Updates

  • First of all, tap the “Window” key + I to launch the Settings application.
  • Once the Settings page expands on your screen, then navigate to the Security and Update option.
  • Tap the option “Check For Updates.”
  • Your installed Window will start checking missed updates. If any found in the list, it will automatically download the one in the background.
  • It is recommended to check the issue is resolved or not.

Blair Lennon is a Internet Security expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as


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