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    Windows 8.1.1 auto reboot problem

    I am running Windows 8.1.1 on a desktop with all updates applied. Every two or three times I shut down (Start 8) Windows reboots. Been doing it for about a month. Thank you

    Peter

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    What steps do you take to shut down the system?

    Does this happen if you use normal Windows shutdown procedure?

    Do you have the most current version of Start8?

    Joe

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    Thank you for your reply Joe. I shut down Outlook, Firefox and Mailwasher then click on Start8 icon and then Shutdown. Start8 is the latest version.

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    The first step is to run Malwarebytes Free ( www.malwarebytes.org ) to make sure you haven't picked up any malware. Unlikely in this case but its best to be sure.

    Then try these steps:

    1. Perform a clean boot (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135) Since the problem is intermitant, you may have to do several Clean Boots after running your typical programs.
    2. Disable fast Boot - http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-disab...n-windows-8-1/
    3. Disable Dynamic processor fast ticks:
    Open an elevated command prompt and type the following command:
    bcdedit /set disabledynamictick yes
    If it doesn't help, re enable fast ticks:
    Use the following command (also type it in an elevated command prompt):
    bcdedit /set disabledynamictick no


    Jerry
    Last edited by jwitalka; 2014-04-25 at 19:34.

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