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Clean instal of Win7 64 (Toshiba Satellite) reboots after shutdown.

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Hey guys,

I've tried a couple of things to fix this with no luck at all. I have finally just got rid of the last mystery devices in Device Manager (I always miss bluetooth and IR drivers somehow) so I thought everything would surely be all good.

Nope.

The system will not stay off tongue.gif. Selecting "shut down" from start menu results in an immediate reboot. I have read that this can be caused by a driver "freaking out" when it changes power state, and kicking it back to life again, but I don't know if this can actually occur, or how to find/fix the culprit if it can.

Any help appreciated - this is a laptop I have been given to keep for myself and it's the first one I have that actually seems to work (almost) properly! I'd love to get it in perfect order so I don't need to keep stuffing around with it all the time.

Thanks
Sam
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Ubuntu shutdown does the same thing, does this point to a possible hardware issue I wonder?

I don't really know where to look now smile.gif
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Force shutdown by holding power button --> immediate reboot.

Starting the system with no HDD installed whatsoever nets the same result. Reboots every time.

Pulling the battery and power cable out is the only way to keep the laptop off... even then, the moment a battery or power cable goes back in it turns itself on.


I'm really confused by this smile.gif I have no issues with pulling the system apart but I don't have the slightest idea where to start looking.
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    I would start by entering BIOS setup and looking in for "Wake on PCI", "Wake on PME", "Wake on LAN" and any other options with "Wake" listed.  If you find any, try setting them to "disabled."
    It appears to be a hardware issue rather than an OS issue since the machine won't stay off even if you "ax" it with the power button.
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Strangely, it'll sleep fine

Hibernate wakes up immediately though.
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