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When i go to shut down pc dest top it goes off but comes right back on and keeps doing this off &on till i unplug it

Runs good just can't shut down

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Some pcs can be set as default actions.. make sure it is not locked on restart as a default action when you hit shutdown..

Posted on Apr 22, 2013

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SOURCE: going to sleep

check the RAM. Take it out and reseat. also see if it runs good in safe mode. if so then you need new video drivers.





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SOURCE: Hp xw 6000, keeps shuuting down during initial boot up.

reseat ram if not i'd say to take 1 stick of ram at a time and start the computer with such might be a ram issue or run memtest 1.7 which can be downloaded here http://www.memtest86.com/ boot to cd once downloaded and burned to test ram

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SOURCE: ntvdm.exe

boot to safe-mode - goto start then run and type msconfig -

Within Msconfig you should see a startup tab. Look in there and remove or uncheck all that appear to be using ntvdm.exe

Also check in start, programs, startup, remove anything there as well.

Let me know if that does not help.

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SOURCE: pc keeps randomly powering off & then back on.

Power supplies usually are culprits in random shut downs, but random start ups is a bit more complicated. You say that when you hold the power button, the computer won't power down. Perhaps you have a faulty switch? Make sure your PW switch cable is securely attached to the motherboard. But I'm leaning more toward a faulty switch or a short in the wires. Seems like a good place to start.

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SOURCE: my HP 2009m goes into sleep mode & shuts down

I just bought a 20 inch HP 2009m monitor about 2 months ago.

One of the functions within the monitor, is to go to 'Sleep'
The Sleep mode is to keep the monitor active, but using very little power.

(I always turn mine off when I'm finished with the computer. More longevity for the monitor, and less electricity used. With today's economy every little bit helps)

You can set a desired time for the monitor to go into Sleep mode, or you can disable this function. (Off)

Factory setting is supposed to be set to Off, to my understanding.

You can view what the Sleep setting is, while you are using your monitor. The monitor has on On-Screen menu.
(OSD. On-Screen Display)

To the left of the Power On button, (Lighted when the monitor is on), there are Four function buttons.

These are located right under the bottom edge of the monitor.

One is located right under where it states - Menu

One is located right under the combination speaker symbol, and Minus - symbol.

One is located right under the combination Source, and Plus + symbol

The last button is located right under the combination Auto/OK

When the On-Screen Menu is activated it, is a small window.
You will still be able to view around it.

However, you may find it best to write the following instructions down, as you may not be able to view them here, and also the On-Screen menu.

1) Press the Menu button up.
The On-Screen main menu will now be visible.

2) In the list given you want Management.
Use the Minus ( - ) speaker button, to move the highlight down to Management.

3) With Management highlighted press the Auto/OK button.

4) In the Management sub-menu where you are now, you want to choose - Sleep, in the list.
Use the Minus - button, and move the highlight down to Sleep.

5) With Sleep highlighted press the Auto/OK button.

6) In the Sleep sub-menu view across from Timer.
Is ON highlighted?
Plus is there a time set?

If you wish to turn the Timer off:

Use the Minus - button to highlight Timer.

Press the Auto/OK button.
Now press the Minus - button, and highlight OFF.

Press the Auto/OK button again.

Save and Return at the bottom of the list should now be highlighted.
Press the Auto/OK button.

This will take you back a screen, and you should now see Exit highlighted.
Press the Auto/OK button.

Your monitor is now set to have the Sleep mode function shut off.

Should like to hear the results of this.



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