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How to Turn Off Your Computer (Shutdown)

    How to Shut Down (Turn Off) Your Computer


    All office and laboratory computers should be left powered (turned on) at all times unless requested otherwise for emergency preparedness or upgrade procedures. Should you have any questions about how or when to turn off your office computer or laboratpry computers, please contact us.

    Mac OS X (Apple)

    Click on the blue apple at the top left corner of your screen, and then click on "Shut Down..." (image below.) Click on "Shut Down" in the next dialog to complete the shut down process.

    Windows PC

    Click on "Start > Shut Down". On the next dialog, choose "Shut Down" from the drop-down and click "Ok" to proceed. Remember to also turn off your monitor by pressing the power button.

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