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When i try to shut down my computer it does not shut doen but it gets restart every time

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What version of windows are you running? Also, when did this problem start and how old is your PC?

On 2000/XP: On your start menu click on Run and type the following command: SHUTDOWN -s -t 01

This will shut down windows, and then you can safely turn off your computer. You may have to hold the power button for 10 seconds before it turns off.

NOTE: This is not a fix, just a temporary solution.

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Check Your Keyboard Connection, Then Restart Your Computer


Checking the connections and restarting the computer will make sure the keyboard is plugged in properly and the computer is correctly recognizing the keyboard.

To check the keyboard connection and restart the computer:
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* If using Windows® 98 or Windows® Me, click the Start button, then click Shut Down. In the What do you want the computer to do? section, choose the Shut Down option by clicking it, then click the OK button.
* If using Windows® XP or Windows® 2000, click the Start button, then click Shut Down. Click the What do you want the computer to do? drop-down menu to open it, choose the Shut Down option from the list, click it, then click the OK button.

2. Follow the cord from the keyboard to where it plugs into the computer.
3. Unplug the keyboard cord.
4. Wait for about 30 seconds.
5. Plug in the keyboard cord.
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