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The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?


"Power buttons are easy to find, they are on the front panel of the PC"

I believe he was describing a clean shutdown rather than a crash and all the problems that can arise from such behavior. Some switches can take you into a software shut down prompt but by no means all.

Why not take it further and tell him to throw the main switch on the circuit breakers.

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