The power switch turns ON and OFF the Notebook PC or putting the Notebook PC into sleep or hiberna-
tion modes. Actual behavior of the power switch can be customized in Windows Control Panel "Power
For other options, such as "Switch User, Restart, Sleep, or Shut Down,"
click the arrowhead next to the lock icon.
Restarting or Rebooting
After making changes to your operating system, you may be prompted to
restart the system. Some installation processes will provide a dialog box
to allow restart. To restart the system manually, choose Restart.
IMPORTANT! To protect the hard drive, wait at least 5 seconds after turning OFF your
Notebook PC before turning it back ON.
In case your operating system cannot properly turn OFF or restart, there are two additional ways to
shutdown your Notebook PC:
(1) Hold the power button
IMPORTANT! Do not use emergency shutdown while data is being written; doing so
can result in loss or destruction of your data.
(2) Press the shutdown button
over 4 seconds, or
TIP: Use a straightened paper clip to
press the shutdown button.
on the bottom.