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Old 07-09-2001
Data Power Cycling

Hello Friends ,
I have been reading some of the Sys Admin notes when i came across a term "Power Cycling"
Can anybody please explain what this means
Thank You
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Old 07-09-2001
It means to turn off the power switch, allow the system to do completely down without power, and turn back on. Normally operating system shut down procedures are done before power cycling when possible (i.e. the system is not locked, panicked, or otherwise frozen).

That's it.... just turn it off and turn it back on. You do it all the time with many Microsoft products when you get the blue screen.
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