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#1 ma nizz

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 10:48 AM

I need some help. Every time i try to shut down my computer, by clicking shut down, it restarts. I have tried resetting the power manager to be sure it is set on shut down and not sleep, restart, etc. The only way I can get it to turn off is to hold on/off button and do a hard shutdown. Computer is an hp laptop, running windows 7, did the same with vista. Recently changed my hard drive otherwise nothing on computer was changed.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 11:57 AM

FWIW:

Windows XP Shutdown Troubleshooter - http://aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.php

Troubleshoot XP Shutdown Problems (MS) - http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308029

Troubleshooting Windows Shutdown Problems - http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_...s-Shutdown.html

Troubleshooting Windows XP Shutdown Issues - http://www.theeldergeek.com/shutdown_issues_in_xp.htm

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