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Is there any way to do full shutdown of windows 8 ? I have tried bunch of different "solutions" but none worked.

Im using Windows 8 for about 9 months now and this didnt bother me until yesterday when i got gaming MS+KB combo (CM Storm Devastator ). Issue im having is that mouse and MB green LED is always glowing, even when i supposedly do full shutdown. Its annoying and i dont want to turn off switch on PSU every time i go to sleep.
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Do you have "ErP Ready" set to Enabled in the BIOS? You can find it under Advanced > APM. Check page 3-26 in your manual. It sounds like if this is disabled, it will keep power to USB devices with the S5 power state (powered off). That could be a possible culprit. smile.gif
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I forget were its at but I had same problem. I forget were but I hadmto unchek de enable quick boot somewere in control panel

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Do you have "ErP Ready" set to Enabled in the BIOS? You can find it under Advanced > APM. Check page 3-26 in your manual. It sounds like if this is disabled, it will keep power to USB devices with the S5 power state (powered off). That could be a possible culprit. smile.gif

Thank you so much, it worked smile.gif
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Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO + Arctic F12 pwm pu... 120mm exhaust, 3x140mm Windows 10 pro 64bit Benq G2222HDL 
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Thank you so much, it worked smile.gif

Good stuff, nice to hear! thumb.gif
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If you don't mind me asking, is this feature available on a board such as the Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H?
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I remember that happening to me a while back after a bios update. except my cpu fan stayed on as well, it was wierd.
 
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post #8 of 8
For a full shutdown, here is what I did

right click on your desktop, create new shortcut

copy/paste this:

shutdown.exe /s /t 0

create the shortcut

right click on it

customize, and choose the shutdown icon (optional step)

works flawlessly
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