Windows 7 reboots when shutting down

Press (Windows Key)+R and type in regedit and hit enter.  Locate the following key:

Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Double Click on “PowerdownAfterShutdown”

Change it to “0” if it is “1” OR
Change it to “1” if it is “0”.

And hit Enter.

This may reboot until the new registry entry has loaded.


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