Dell OptiPlex 3020–Mini Tower Owner's Manual

Turning Off Your Computer

  • CAUTION: To avoid losing data, save and close all open files and exit all open programs before you turn off your computer.
  1. Shut down the operating system:
    • In Windows 8:
      • Using a touch-enabled device:
        1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, opening the Charms menu and select Settings.
        2. Select the Power icon and then select Shut down
      • Using a mouse:
        1. Point to upper-right corner of the screen and click Settings.
        2. Click the Power icon and select Shut down.
    • In Windows 7:
      1. Click StartStart icon.
      2. Click Shut Down.

      or

      1. Click StartStart icon.
      2. Click the arrow in the lower-right corner of the Start menu as shown below, and then click Shut Down.. Shut down icon
  2. Ensure that the computer and all attached devices are turned off. If your computer and attached devices did not automatically turn off when you shut down your operating system, press and hold the power button for about 6 seconds to turn them off.

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