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Windows Xp Laptop Not Shuting Down

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#1 Higgy76


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Posted 22 June 2007 - 05:26 AM

Everytime I goto start and then shut down my pc wont shut down, this also happens when i try to restart it and go into stand by mode. Is there an solution for this?

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#2 Budapest


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Posted 22 June 2007 - 05:28 AM

These kind of problems can be caused by a corrupt video driver. Try re-installing your video driver and see if that helps.
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#3 zbd


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Posted 22 June 2007 - 07:24 AM

Try this:

There are a number of users who are noticing that their PC will no longer automatically power down/shut off without pressing the power off button on the computers unlike in Windows Me/95/2000. There could be a number of reasons for this - but the main one seems to be that ACPI is not enabled on the computer or in Windows XP. Here is how to try that out:

1. Click - Start - Control Panel - Performance and Maintenance - Power Options Tab
2. Then click APM - Enable Advanced Power Management Support

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