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My computer does not shut down

When I ask for a shut down or press the power button, my computer restarts instead of shut down. I configured every command to shut down, no sleep, no restart, only shut down. I bought a full Windows Vista Ultimate and the same situation persists. Please someone could help me?

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  • carbonbase Mar 10, 2009

    I have the same problem. Mixtrixx's solution did not work for me. It shuts down after a minute and then 2 seconds later starts back up.

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Ok
Gonna try and teach you some basic programming :-).
What the following will do, is create you a Desktop Shutdown Icon, which when you double click on it, will hopefully shut down your PC rather then restart it.
So here's how to do it :-).

1. Right click on your desktop and select new > shortcut.
2. In dialog box type “shutdown –s”
3. Click next to continue and then type a name for shortcut (IE Shut Down PC) and click finish.

Now you should see the shortcut on your desktop and will hopefully solve your problem.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

  • Gav Shaw Dec 09, 2008

    Oh PS where it says "shutdown -s", do not include the quotes :-)

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