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Class 2.07: Safe Shut Down

Close open programs before shutting down[/caption]

To safely shut down the computer:

  1. Close any open programs
  2. Click on the Start button in the lower left corner of the screen
  3. Click the Power Icon;
  4. You will get three power options Sleep, Shut Down and Restart.
  5. Choose Shut Down and your computer will start shutting down.

If using a laptop, make sure the computer has completely powered down before closing the lid. Otherwise, the computer may stay on, which can wear down the monitor and/or the battery.

Close open programs before shutting down