How to fully shutdown Icaros OS?

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on: August 10, 2021, 11:37:04 PM
I am new Icaros OS user and I'm really loving this new experience. But I've got a little issue to turn the computer off. It's a real x86 machine, no dual boot. I'm currently using Wanderer as my GUI. Basically, it works fine when I press to restart AROS or Restart Computer but when I press to Power Off, the whole system freeze but the computer doesn't shutdown then I have to manually press the power off button to cut the power. Is this normal?
Sorry for asking such a stupid thing but I'm a AROS newbie.
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Reply #1 on: August 11, 2021, 12:33:52 AM
Hi Alexander and welcome to the forum, AROS can be shut down from the PC switch without causing any damage, important is that the system is not writing something on the Hardisk, this could cause the file to be lost or corrupted, or even invalidate the Hardisk even if very rarely.

In any case you should have the command "Shutdown" (Directory C) just run it from a Shell, insert it in Amistart, or create a script to run through an Icon, see screenshot.

I attach you my Shutdown Script with Icon, this will close AROS but you will have to turn off the PC from its switch !
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