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I have an Old dell PIII 1.something GHz with 512MB Ram. When I go to shut it down it will go though the shutdown process and then just sit there at the end. The screen will be blank but the Hd and everything will still be powered. Basicaly I cant turn the computer off without pulling the power cord. Any suggestions as to how I could fix this.
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Unplug the PSU.
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What OS? My laptop running XP Pro occasionally does the same thing, but lately it hasn't been hibernating - it goes through the process, then comes starts itself back up.
    
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Win 98 on that old thing.. there was a shut down patch for that...
Not 98, no clue.
Edited by The Duke - 6/18/08 at 8:21am
    
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post
Unplug the PSU.
No.
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What OS? My laptop running XP Pro occasionally does the same thing, but lately it hasn't been hibernating - it goes through the process, then comes starts itself back up.
Its XP.
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If ACPI is not enabled in the BIOS then this is your problem.
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If ACPI is not enabled in the BIOS then this is your problem.
I will go look.

ACPI is enabled
Edited by mortimersnerd - 6/18/08 at 8:34am
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