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post #1 of 22
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Guys, cant post alot of details right now since im out the door, but ill post some more info tonight but here's my problem...


I cant shutdown my computer <im using the proper proccess to do it in vista the arrow menu and all> anyways, it powers down, and all it needs to do is shut off but nooo it restarts? ***?!
post #2 of 22
press the power button and hold it for 4 seconds.

Edit: I had an old pc that couldnt "completely" shut down. I think it was the motherboard that couldnt sendt he right signal to the PSU to shutoff. the PSU would keep running while the pc was off.

Check ot make sure the connectors for the power button are in the power slot and the reset in the reset slot.
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I had this problem - my PC would restart automatically when I shut down, IIRC it was my printer powering my PC back on :|
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What are you using to turn off your computer?
    
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Oh, also make sure wake on lan is , turn on by key on keyboard or mouse are ALL off. If wake on lan is on, some mobos turn on whenever there is a signal in the lan.mo
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post #6 of 22
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how do i adjust the wake on lan etc?

what am i using to turn off my computer? lol windows?? the front pow button for 4 seconds since it wont do it threw windows.
post #7 of 22
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Originally Posted by Nevaziah View Post
Oh, also make sure wake on lan is , turn on by key on keyboard or mouse are ALL off. If wake on lan is on, some mobos turn on whenever there is a signal in the lan.mo
Man, That is hard to read and comprehend.
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I think I know what's going on.

You're hitting the shutdown button but it's not powering off? Hit the little > to the side of it and select Turn Off. Hitting the power button itself puts it into suspend or hibernate iirc.
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post #9 of 22
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this problem is really pissing me off, i mean how can something be so screwed up

im really getting upset over all the little issues.

my dang network adapter program doesnt work, windows wont shutdown..GRR have to run compatability on some games...i hate vista..i liked it for a while on my old pc when iwas trying it out, but now its the little things...
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I think I know what's going on.

You're hitting the shutdown button but it's not powering off? Hit the little > to the side of it and select Turn Off. Hitting the power button itself puts it into suspend or hibernate iirc.


No, as i said in my first post im using the correct button
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