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Original post by: Ji Eun Choi ,

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This is an answer a year (!) late, but I had this exact problem (left shift key, right?) and solved it just now.

For the people who have the problem of a specific key causing a windows shutdown: if it is an external keyboard, hold the problem key down when you re-plug in your keyboard. If this is a laptop keyboard, press the shift key down until your initial boot up process is complete. It seems to be caused by the computer confusing a depressed shift key signal with Alt + F4.

If you are not sure which key exactly triggers the shutdown, you can download [https://github.com/stefansundin/shutdownguard|Shutdownguard] and start pressing keys one by one to see which one triggers the shutdown process.

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