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#1 Downview

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 06:20 PM

Hi

Win 7 installed about a month ago from XP using Laplink PC mover upgrade assistant. Worked OK, no great problems.

About a week ago the computer started rebooting automatically after a normal shutdown. Only way out is to power off.

Any ideas anyone?

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#2 groovicus

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 11:15 PM

That is typically a bios setting. Have you updated your bios recently (that you are aware of)?

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 03:47 PM

Yes, I updated the bios. I can't remember if this was exactly coincidental with the appearance of the problem but the events would have certainly been close.

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 03:47 PM

Make sure Wake-on-LAN is disabled in the BIOS (also disable WoWLAN if you're on a newer PC).

Looks like similar issues have been solved in XP by performing a registry modification: http://club.myce.com/f3/pc-auto-restarts-a...hutdown-215328/ (Always back up your registry before performing a regedit.)

There's a Microsoft Answers thread about this as well... You might try asking there too: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums...5b-2935c8c3e108

Good luck! Let us know how the situation progresses :huh:

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