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Starting and shutting down your computer

When you want to use a computer and need to turn it on, or if you would like to turn your computer off, here is the right way to do it.

Step-by-step Instructions

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To shut down your computer, click on the “Start” button on the task bar. You will find this at the bottom-left of your screen.

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Then click on “Shut down”.

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If you want to restart your computer to make it turn off and then automatically have it turn on again, you can click on the “Restart” button in the “Start” menu.

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There is also “Sleep Mode”, where your screen may be shut off, but the computer is in a low power mode and will resume with your open applications.

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When you want to awaken your computer from “Sleep Mode”, all you need to do is click a button on your mouse to get the computer started again.