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My computer will not turn off

When I shut down my computer, it will come back on over and over again. What needs to be done?

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    i push to turn off but continues the same on

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  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    My desktop just wont turn itself off.I click the button to turn off and the screen stays the same. I have followed tips to correct this even download 'free" fix it programs in the end it is not free. Have even restored to much earlier date and it still happens.
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You can try holding the power button in for at least 10 seconds or more until the computer shuts off.

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Well,first you have to check the functionality of the on/off button conected on the mainboard.it is possible the button remain stuck
if the problem is happening after closing the operating sistem,without touching the buton,well this must be solved by reinstaling the operating sistem ex:windows.
it can be also  a short circuit on the mainboard..but a small probability..
good luck
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