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PC doesn't shut down correctly/all the way?

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So after a freak thunderstorm and lightning hitting all around my house and causing shortage's and blackouts, my computer has not been able to shut down correctly. It just hangs on as everything else shuts down except the GPU, CPU, and HDD i believe. I have tried leaving it on all night to see if it would and it wouldn't. The only thing I can notice that is wrong is that a Phase LED on the motherboard (Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 with i5-2500k) is red (#4) and another orange (#3, 1-2 are green). I have been doing so many hard shut down's just to shut it down lately that I know I will damage it. Unfortunately I did not have a surge protector in as my previous one had malfunctioned from a spill.

I have tested all the parts except the processor and mobo as I could not just use something else to test it. It is not a software problem (most likely) as I have reinstalled windows already and it still does it.

Does anyone know how to fix this? Any advice would be great thank you.
Edited by brobanmanx2 - 10/18/12 at 2:02pm
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disconnect the PSU power cable from the wall socket, leave if for about an hour then disconnect the 24-pin power cable from the motherboard.
Give it another hour then reconnect both & check.....
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