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Old 10-15-2002, 06:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry computer won't shutdown

Dear Chopper:

I bought this vpr/matrix computer in june. But now if I try to shutdown either by the power switch or start-turn-off computer , It will shutdown but start right back up like a restart. Do you know if this a software or hardware problem. Does Microsoft have a warranty on Windows Xp. Let me know what i can do, please

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Old 10-15-2002, 08:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If that site doesnt help try when you shut down just pulling the power cord of your CPU. Then to start up just put the cord back in
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Old 10-16-2002, 11:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would also have a look through the options set in your BIOS just in case that is the cause. I had an issue with my PC when new whereby it would start for no apparent reason. Turned out to be a BIOS setting telling it to start up when the phone rang!!.
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Old 10-17-2002, 12:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah, disable "wake on LAN" and "wake on modem".

Those are huge security risks if you don't have a proper firewall.
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