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My computer will not power off when I click shutdown. Windows XP shuts down put the computer remains on until I press and hold the power button.

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  • ozmanibt Jun 28, 2009

    Thanks, but that didn't help.

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1.disconnect your charger,after shutdown
2.hope your problem will solve

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

  • Mohammed Ehsanullah
    Mohammed Ehsanullah Jun 29, 2009

    download the link for Google desktop software...

    http://www.filehippo.com/download_google...

    install it, run it, there is a option shutdown, click it, immediately your system will shutdown.

    try it..

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This usually happens if Windows is having trouble closing a program. The easiest way to avoid the problem is to close all programs before you close Windows.

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