[BCAB] Win 10 weirdness.

normanwaddington504 at btinternet.com normanwaddington504 at btinternet.com
Tue Jun 11 16:02:25 BST 2019


Tddy,

If you do alt F4 you may get a shutdown?

Norman.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tiddy. <tiddyogg at madasafish.com> 
Sent: 11 June 2019 14:42
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: [BCAB] Win 10 weirdness.

Win 10, Jaws 2019, HP laptop.

I normally leave the machine in sleep mode, and open the lid to wake it up.
It says "locked screen" so I push Escape.
It then normally says "Welcome" and Enter gets it away.

This morning it wouldn't come out of the Locked state.  It seemed very busy
as Jaws would only echo key presses after several seconds, then repeat
"Locked Screen" again In desperation I tried the old alt-ctrl-delete trick
and it started.

It's started twice since OK.

My question, which my efforts to get the thing going prompted is- How do you
force a shut down on this laptop.  hHolding the start button down doesn't
work?

-Tiddy.



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