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ive had windows media center edition 2005 for a while now and when i would turn off my computer, it would turn off. but now, i go to start, shutdown, the screen goes black and it says ''it is now safe to turn off your computer'' and i have to manually press the off button.. its notlike ''omg this stinks'' but it gets a little annoying. can someone tellme what i may have done and how to fix this little bit of annoyance? thanks
post #2 of 11
lol?

thought that screen disappeared after windows 95
yeoooo
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post #3 of 11
There's a setting... somewhere...

Try: Start>Run>MSConfig
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Look in your ACPI settings in control panel and enable something..don't ask what. It's been months since I've used windows.
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I've heard of his happening before, but I don't remember how to fix it.
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post #6 of 11
rofl... tried checking Google...

Don't search for: disable "safe to turn off computer" windows media center

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lol?

thought that screen disappeared after windows 95
WINDOWS 2000 was the last version that did it that way by default
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Quote:
Originally Posted by technik View Post
lol?

thought that screen disappeared after windows 95
lol thats what I thought too...

If you go to uhhmm.. control panel..

And then... uhmmm.... system.. then advanced tab?

If not.. then I have no idea... format and reainstall? no? well ok..
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