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Lenovo E560 not turning off via START -> Shut Down

2020-06-29, 21:57 PM



My ThinkPad E560 doesn't turn off when I press START and Shut Down. It appears that it turned off (the monitor is off) but the physical power button is still lit and I hear the hardware working. The only way how to turn the laptop off is to use the physical button.


Does anybody know why this might be and what is the solution?





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Re:Lenovo E560 not turning off via START -> Shut Down

2020-06-30, 1:55 AM




After click StartMenu->ShutDown, whether the screen goes black? How long will the lights lit and hardware work?


What OS version? if Win10, please try to disable "Fast Startup" , and then check if the issue reproduce?

  1. Open Control Panel by Win+R run "control",
  2. Open "Power Options", then click "Choose what closing the lid does" link.
  3. Moving on, then in next screen, click "Change settings that are currently unavailable" link.
  4. Then scroll down in same window and under Shutdown settings, uncheck Turn on fast startup (recommended) option. Click Save Changes and close the window.


When the system is shut down, a large amount of data needs to be written to the disk to be saved, so that the system can quickly enter the working state during subsequent booting.

It is for this reason that although Windows 10 has already been shut down, the system is still writing hibernation data, so the computer's power prompt has not been turned off. 

Only after all this is done, the computer will actually shut down and turn off the indicator light. 


Notices: Disable fast startup will increase the time of next power on.




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Re:Lenovo E560 not turning off via START -> Shut Down

2020-06-30, 16:24 PM

I know it's not comforting, but I have the same issue :(

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