shutdown prob

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by kev59, Apr 15, 2003.

  1. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    I do it every time i have just reformated and re installed xp home and it has to be shut down by the power button(safe to turn off comp and all that crap) please remind me how to over come this

    thanks in advance
     
  2. Bretenn

    Bretenn Guest

    there can be many possbility...!!
    one of it is the driver issues... check all is compatible with xp

    or see this if it can work microsoft update

    but do u try to wait for it to shutdown?? coz sometimes... it takes time to really shutdown the com...

    hmm... found this page.... http://www.aumha.org/a/shtdwnxp.htm

    hope that all this can help lo...
     
  3. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    u add apm in the add hardware wizard thingy majig i think
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    I think what GoNz0 is trying to say is this>

    * Go to Control Panel, then go to Power Options.
    * Click on the APM tab, then check the "Enable Advanced Power Management support."
    * Shut down your PC.

    It should now successfully complete the Shut Down process.
     
  5. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    this site is ace have not posted a problem without it being solved

    thanks to all