How to Shutdown your PC Using Keyboard

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If your mouse not working and you want to shut down your computer then this edu tech gyan will show you how to quickly shut down your Windows 7, 10, or 11 computer or laptop with a keyboard shortcut. It’s important to note that shutting down your computer with apps or programs running in the background can corrupt those files. If you can, you should close all applications before proceeding.

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We should follow these steps carefully for shut down the computer:

Step 1. Press and hold the Alt key. You can use the Alt key that’s on the left or right side of your keyboard.

how to shut down computer

Step 2.
Press and hold the F4 key. You’ll see a row of F keys at the top of your keyboard.

  • This key combination will close any active applications and windows, including any browser windows you have open
  • Depending on some laptop models, you may need to press and hold the Fn key to use function keys (Fn + Alt + F4).
  • Press Alt + F4 until every browser and application is closed.
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Step 3. Select “Shut Down” and press ↵ Enter. Using the directional arrow keys on your keyboard, select “Shut down” from the drop-down menu if it isn’t already selected.

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Step 4. Select Shut Down by clicking it. Then, click OK.

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Step 7. You will receive this message. 

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