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PC not shutting down

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by Molly, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. Molly

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    I have recently built a PC which does not shut down correctly. Some days it shuts down and powers off, other times it reboots automatically. How can I resolve this?

    Is it some kind of hardware conflict? How do I track it down?

    Thanks
     
  2. vocalmind

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    I guess thats hardware conflict, check your MOBO specs and drivers.

    What OS your using? XP PRO is the best at this time. No hardware confict.
     
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    Is the PC connected to other PCs via a network? If so check your BIOS to see if the machine is set to boot up when network activity is detected.
    This is a useful facility in offices when someone is trying to access shared files after a machine has been shut down. But it can be a pain in a home network.
    I had and resolved this problem myself.
     
  4. Molly

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    Thanks Stuart

    You were "right on the nail".
    Changing the setting resolved the problem.

    Thanks again.
     
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    Also download ad-aware and check to see if you have any spyware.
     

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