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RESTART function doesn't work

I can SHUT DOWN and START, but the RESTART function doesn't work. It gets going up until the WELCOME TO WINDOWS screen starts (Windows 7) then turns off. If I just SHUT DOWN then pause a moment and START, no problem

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    Bob Whittle Mar 27, 2014

    I have all the most recent drivers according to DRIVERUPDATE.

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Update your drivers from the manufacturers web site as you don't need windows to use generic drivers. Run a good quality registry cleaner.

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Hold the power button down until the computer turns off.


Press the power button to turn the computer on. If this doesn't work, proceed to step four.


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  1. All Operating Systems
    • 1 Remove any discs in the computer.
    • 2 Hold the power button down until the computer turns off.
    • 3 Press the power button to turn the computer on. If this doesn't work, proceed to step four.
    • 4 Remove the battery and unplug the netbook. Wait 30 seconds.
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Generally all Windows OS has an option for sleep & hibernate.

Windows XP Users
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By letting your computer idle for a period of time, i.e. not moving the mouse/touchpad, or not pressing any keys except when playing a video, the screen or desktop monitor will go dark. You can resume the computer by moving the mouse/touchpad or by pressing any key on the keyboard.
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Fig. 2. Windows 7 Start Menu.
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