This document provides steps to restart Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8
The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:
Restarting Microsoft Windows 7:
For Microsoft Windows 7 users, begin by selecting the Start button or by pressing the ALT key and the F4 key together.
If you choose the option ALT F4, you will receive the following pop-up. Click on the drop-down arrow and select “Restart” and press “OK”.
For Microsoft Windows 8 Updates:
Move the mouse to the lower right corner of the screen. A black bar should display from the side of the screen. Select “Settings” and a second larger bar will appear. Then, select Restart and Power.
Press ALT F4. The following pop-up will be displayed. Click on the drop-down arrow and select “Restart” and press “OK”.