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Ok, I shut down my pc through windows and it goes through it's process and shuts down. However, the pc is still running... I then hold down the power switch and it won't turn off. I have to turn off the power supply on the back to turn it off. I noticed that 4 red leds come on in the bottom left hand of the mobo when this happens. And they stay on.

I had trouble a couple weeks ago where my pc would turn on for like a split second, then go off. I would hold the power button down and it would stay on for a little longer then go off. I would turn off the psu, turn back on and it finally came on after repeating this process a few times. Well, here I am two weeks later and now my pc comes on, but it won't turn off when it shuts down...

Also, I'm at original bios still and at stock speeds. I've wanted to overclock, but need to get a little better cooling going. Bad cable management.

Thanks for any help as usual.
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post #2 of 27
I'm having the same EXACT problem with my Abit. I've tried EVERYTHING to no avail. Hope fully someone will answer you and help us both out
 
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post #3 of 27
Thats very very strange.

All that I can recommend with out being there is read your motherboard manual.

Go read and make 100% sure you have all the leads plugged up right.
Its very easy to mix that up and thats all i can think of.

good luck both of you.
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post #4 of 27
I'm also having the same problem with a Abit NV8. Windows will shut down, but the computer will still be running
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Wow, and here I thought I had an uncommon problem lol.

Make sure we stay in touch if any of us get answers. That is if the answers don't come from a nice person on here.
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post #6 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lone136
I'm also having the same problem with a Abit NV8. Windows will shut down, but the computer will still be running
Hmmmm....seems like I'm not the only one like I thought. I'm getting rid of this Abit, but I wouls still love it if someone could tell me what it is, I've tried everything
 
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post #7 of 27
my abit AN8 sli does the same thing too...
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post #8 of 27
I beleive I may have the answer (if not the one you want to hear). Let me make sure I have this correct, you shut down through windows, the computer "turns off" but the drives/fans/lights/everything still has power and is running? If this is the case then it is possibly your power supply. I had this happen with my OCZ 600W. I rma'd it and no problems. Somehow it has to do with the psu not getting the shutoff signal (altho it's wierd how some things you would think are mobo related not straight psu related are affected). OCZ gave me an RMA no questions asked and it 100% solved the problem, it's worth looking into.

edited for reasons of it sounded too pompous saying it IS....lol
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post #9 of 27
I had a problem like that for a while... it went away after I reinstalled Windows... Probably not the answer you guys want, huh?
    
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post #10 of 27
If my litle girl will ever go to sleep I'm going to work on this problem tonight if I don't fell out first. If I come across some thing that works I will let everyone know
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