Mac Will Not Shut Down, How-To Fix
Your Mac Getting Stuck
When you try to restart or shut down your Mac, is your computer getting stuck and your Mac will not shut down? Does your Finder Menu disappear and all your apps quit, BUT still your Mac get stuck on its Desktop and won’t shut down properly? Do you frequently unplug your Apple Mac or remove the battery to get your computer to shut down and power off fully? Did all these problems occur after an OS, hardware, or application upgrade?
Mac Will Not Shut Down
If so, you are not alone. For users that migrated from Windows PC to Laptop , this problem may seem all too familiar. You try to switch off your Windows PC, and it doesn’t shut down or shuts down slowly. Unfortunately, issues with shutting down aren’t just for Windows PC owners! Sometimes our beautiful “it just works” Macs shows the same problem and won’t shut down.
Solved By A Quick Two-Step Process
For folks on the Windows platform, this issue is related to power issues, a faulty device driver or CMOS problems. For Windows PCs, this issue typically takes a while to troubleshoot. Fortunately, on Macs and MacBooks, most of these problems are solved by a quick two-step process.