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tain_101

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I have installed a new mobo, and everytime i do a shutdown, the system restarts, and i am having to physically switch off at the mains to turn off the pc just before it restarts.

Where would the settings for this be? have i missed something on my m/b? I have checked the power options in windows, and via bios, but am unsure what half of it means.

I can give more info if needed

thanks
 

Lonman

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Did you do a clean installation after you changed motherboards?
 

Lonman

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I know you're not alone. I've seen this issue discussed here before. Use the search feature at the top, right to search the forums for the answer. I know it's here but i'm not sure where.
 
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pc_tek

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do you have roxio ez cd creator 5? If so you need the xp patch for it. it can be found at there website. This is what it is called: XP_up_Roxio_cd_Platinum.exe

it fixes the never ending loop of restarting. I dont know what roxio has to do with rebooting, but it works.

download here: http://www.roxio.com/en/support/ecdc/xpup.jhtml
 

Akash

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maybe your bios needs updating
or check your APM options in bios... and windows XP>power options
 

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