How To Force Reboot A Chromebook

In the last few weeks I have had half a dozen Chromebooks sent to me for repair with a black screen issue. Indeed, when you pressed the power button you could tell that the screen was getting power, but you just saw a black screen and nothing else.

The good news is this was an easy fix. Basically the Chromebook needed a forced reboot. You can restart a Chromebook with the keyboard.

To force reboot a Chromebook press the Power button and the Reload button.

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This forces the Chromebook to reboot. Remember the old PC reset buttons? 

 

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This may or may not fix your issue, but it’s definitely worth adding to your bag of troubleshooting tricks.

For more Chromebook troubleshooting tips, check out this post on 7 Easy Chromebook Troubleshooting Tips to Fix Common Issues

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