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Turns back on

I turn my 6400 off and a min or so it turns back on. Why is this? it has never done this before.

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Re: turns back on

I have seen the power switch itself on some pc's stick when turning them off, or be depressed when shuting them down and signal the pc to turn backon. Check your power switch and make sure its functioning correctly.

Posted on Aug 20, 2007

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Re: turns back on

The above solutions should help. If not,there could be a short in the power assembly. Unfortunately anything associated with power in laptops need a motherboard replacement.

Posted on Aug 19, 2007

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First, it would help to know a little about your system. Are you running XP? The major cause of reboot instead of shutdown is Roxio software. If you have it installed, you might note that the light on your CD/DVD drive stays green throughout the process. Alternatively, you may have "wake on LAN" turned on -- but this is unlikely unless you've been fiddling with BIOS settings. If it's Roxio causing the problem, you can find a patch here:

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