Reply to post: Re: Can you hold down the power button

User needed 40-minute lesson in turning it off and turning it on again

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Re: Can you hold down the power button

I feel this guy's pain, having been in this exact situation. Had to phone a remote depot once to get a batch PC rebooted which we pulled data from remotely, and found that the only person still in the office was the depot secretary.

After a short conversation and some pleasantries, I had to describe my request - and through a bit of probing quickly discovered that I had to phrase what I wanted her to do in terms of typewriters since she hadn't a clue about computers. Did the trick and got her to toggle the power switch once she'd managed to locate it.

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