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My PC does this same thing every so often. Push the power button, or Shut Down through start menu... screen goes blank, HDD's spin down, no signal to monitor, but the fans, lights, etc.... stay on.

Are you using a battery back-up (UPS)? If so, try bypassing it.
    
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post #13 of 25
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Hi,

No not using one. I noticed in some situtations it does turn off, but mostly it doesn't.
For example: turning of the AC button at psu, then turn computer back on and chance it turns off normally is higher then (i think).
I suspect it's a psu problem, but all hardware new. I'm using a corsair-builder-series-cx600-v2, thinking of blowing some money on a different one.. but not sure if it's the problem.

What psu are you using?
post #14 of 25
It's your video card driver causing the issue.

Had this issue with my GTX260 when it had a bad NVIDIA driver. Downgraded the driver and didn't have the issue after that. I've since upgraded to the 460.
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Ok, i do get some nvldmkm.sys bsod from time to time when booting. I'm running 190 (latest) drivers (had same with other drivers 175 and 180). I can try downgrading it and see if it helps. I have a gtx580. Which one are you running?

I also read that my psu has 40amp, while the gtx580 requires 42amp. Is that a big difference? What could that cause?
Edited by Ngai - 1/22/12 at 5:59am
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nvldmkm.sys

That's the same file that crashed on me that caused it to not shut down properly.

I'll respond with my driver version later today when I wake up. Just about to get off a 12hr night shift so going to drive 40 minutes on icy roads then going to bed!
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Thanks man, much appreciated smile.gif
Be safe.
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Thanks man, much appreciated smile.gif
Be safe.

right now my driver is 290.36
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post #19 of 25
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Hmm, that´s what i was using.. I rolled back to 185 now, see if that changes anything (but i know i had same problem on other versions).
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Dont think rolling back to 185 drivers have helped, still experiencing issues. I can try other versions maybe later. But still have a feeling it's my psu.. i was running 290.36 too and had issues. Didnt matter yet what drivers i've been using. (havent seen the driver bsod yet tho smile.gif)
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