HP pc's are automatically shutting down displaying message "It's now safe to turn off your computer". All pc's are in domain. We have other company's pc's also but the problem is occuring frequently on hp dc7600 pc's only.
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Re: PC automatically shuts down
Take a look at the BIOS setups in these machines. Business HPs and Dells have a setting to allow automatic shutdown and startup based on time. Another explanation is timer software; all of the computers I manage run a software timer that shuts down automatically at night. You might also want to talk to your network administrator since there are lots of management tools that allow remote shutdown of computer. It could be something they?re doing on purpose ?..
There are lots of other possibilities but I would check these out first since they?re more likely.
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If it is showing a blue scree of death (BSOD) and shuts downbefore you can read the error message try this: Turn the computer off, then turn it on and immediately start hitting the F8 keyrepeatedly until you see SAFE MODE. Scroll down below Safe Mode and youwill see an option to Disable Automatic Restart. Select it and rebootyour machine. Next time it boots up you will be able to read the errormessage. You'll probably need a system disc or repair disc to fix theblue screen error message.
If it is showing a blue scree of death (BSOD) and shuts down before you can read the error message try this: Turn the computer off, then turn it on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFE MODE. Scroll down below Safe Mode and you will see an option to Disable Automatic Restart. Select it and reboot your machine. Next time it boots up you will be able to read the error message. You'll probably need a system disc or repair disc to fix the blue screen error message.
tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you
begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a
error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try
that the Safe mode option is selected.
Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.
are finished with all troubleshooting,
close all programs and restart
the computer as you normally would.
If this does not work you
will probly have to go back to factory settings
This may not fix your issue but its worth a try ...let me know how it goes
If the computer appears to shutdown and then attempt to restart without displaying an error message, do the following to disable the automatic restart on error setting.
Click Start , right-click Computer , and then select Properties .
Click Advanced system settings , grant permission to continue if prompted, and then click the Advanced tab.
Click Settings in the Startup and Recovery section of the Advanced tab.
Deselect the Automatically restart checkbox under System failure .
Click OK to close the Startup and Recovery window, click OK again to close the System Properties window, and then close the Control Panel window.
Restart the PC.
Disabling the automatic restart setting allows time to view the error message that displays on the screen. Contact the manufacturer of the program or device that is causing the error for specific information about the error message.
this means that your cpu fan is facing some problems so its better change it or else your pc will encountered on and off. you can use it for 2-5 minutes then turned off automatically and you will notice the the lights is still on.
If you are turning off your computer by pressing the front panel power button, it is probably just putting Windows to sleep but not shutting the computer off. If your computer has Windows Vista, the default is to hibernate and not shut down even if you shut down through Vista. The "power save" message you see is coming from the monitor, which is letting you know it isn't getting a signal from the computer anymore but the power is still on. Windows will start up again from sleep mode if someone or something moves the mouse or presses a key.
The solution is to make sure the computer is actually shut down. In Vista you can do this by clicking the arrow near the power icon on the Start menu. This gives you the option of shutting down instead of hibernating. In XP, shut the computer down using the start menu shutdown option instead of the computer power button. Then the power will shut down completely.
the bios on you computer has changed get to your bios or setup screen when you turn on your computer hit deleter or F2 key it should promp you what to hit then in there their will be shut down options set it to when i hit button shut down save and exit. be carefull not to adjust any thing else. or you may drastically effect you system unless you know what you are doing.
Could be a few different possibilities-
Power Supply failing
first thing i would do is to try booting the computer up into safe mode with networking. to do this:
Shut off your computer and turn it back on- immediately start pressing the F8 key repeatidly until you get an advance boot menu- then go to safe mode with networking and press enter on your keyboard- See if Windows operates normally while in safe mode- If so then issue is probably a Virus.