How to Turn Off your Computer

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Turn off your computer after using it.
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Sometimes when getting a new computer, turning it off may seem like a simple task, but you search for the power off button and can't find it. Learn how to turn off your computer with a few easy clicks.


Step 1

Click the "Start" or Windows button on the lower left-hand corner of the screen.

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Step 2

Click "Turn off computer" and "Turn off" or "Shut down," depending on the version of your operating system.


Step 3

Press the power button, if the computer doesn't shut down using steps 1 and 2.

Step 4

Unplug the power cord, if the above steps do not work.