01-05-2017 07:57 AM
The problem is that when I try to shut down the system it seems to work. Windows 8.1 exits, the screen turns off but the fan is still working, and probably so is the HDD. It does not matter how long I wait, nothing changes. The only way to turn it off ultimately is to hold POWER button but this will damage my HDD.
I hope you guys have any solution for this issue.
Thank you in advance.
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01-06-2017 03:16 AM
Hi there, Nixram -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
When you shut down the computer, the machine doesn't completely fully turn off but goes into a hybrid shutdown state -- this is a new feature in Windows 8 / 8.1 to help the PC start up faster after shutting down.
Toi isolate, can you try the following:
- If this works, there are most likely a programs running in the background that's not closing properly.
Update us how it goes.
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01-07-2017 01:37 AM
Thank you for the reply.
I will try to disable fast startup, however so far I noticed that if I unplug the power cord from my laptop the system shuts down completely together with the machine. Probably because of some power management options.