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Computer shutdown I purchased my computer in October of 2007. I am continually experiencing shutdowns/computer lockup when I am using the computer. What can I do to correct this problem?

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    I have an Acer Aspire 5630 laptop and it locks up without warning. The lock up only lasts for about 8-10 seconds and then the problem disappears. I suspect it may be interference atacking the wireless card, as I run from a router in another room. When I am hardwired to the modem this does not happen. I have increased the ram by double to 2 gig. I am also on my second mother board and still get lock ups.

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If you are using Xp / Or vista Operating system make sure that you have antivirus installed and firewall enabled. Scan your computer for viruses and spyware etc. Make all the parts of computer is functioning. If everything is fit and fine try changing Memory of the system...

I hope this will solve your problem. If same problem continues do not hesitate in replying may I will provide a another alternate.


Best Regards
Rafique

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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Computer does not shutdown


You have programs running that aren't shutting down, you can choose the force shutdown option to solve your problem.

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How to restart or shutdown a computer through a remote desktop connection


When you are connected to another computer by remote desktop, did you ever notice that the shutdown and restart options are not there. The computer that you remote desktop to must already be on. But if you regularly use remote desktop, at some stage you will want to restart the remote computer from where you are. For example you might install a program and you need to restart the computer to finish the installation. If this doesn't happen automatically then you can follow the steps below.

How to Reboot or Shutdown a Machine from Remote Desktop Connection using Windows XP?
  1. Open the run box by pressing the WINKEY and the letter R on the keyboard.
  2. Type the following command into the run box: shutdown -r -f
  3. Press Ok.
  4. This will restart the remote computer.
If you would like to shutdown the Windows Xp remote computer you can type: shutdown -f
When you are typing these commands in you must type it exactly right. If you miss a space or a dash it will not work.

Restart a remote computer using Windows Vista or Windows Seven.
On these newer operating systems the run box is almost obsolete. You only have to open the start menu and type these commands into the search bar at the bottom. This area acts as a run box and you can type commands into this.

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Here's how to create a shutdown shortcut on your desktop


Instead of going to the start menu, choosing shutdown, then waiting for the computer to shut all the programs down, you can create a shortcut on the desktop to do it quickly. You can create a shutdown, restart, or a logoff icon on your desktop which will work a lot quicker than using the usual buttons in the start menu.
Here's how to create a shutdown shortcut on your desktop

1. Go to your blank desktop
2. Right click on a blank space and a menu will appear
3. Choose New from the menu
4. Then choose Shortcut
5. Where it says type the location of the item type in shutdown.exe -s
6. Then press next
7. Now enter a name for your icon. Mine is called SHUTDOWN NOW
8. Press next
9. The Shutdown shortcut will be on your desktop

Different combination you can type in when creating a shortcut to shutdown, restart, or logoff.


Shutdown.exe -s

Shutsdown your computer in 30 seconds and will close all programs and ask you to save all work.

shutdown.exe -r
Restarts your computer in 30 seconds.


shutdown.exe -l
This one will logoff your computer back to the welcome screen where you will need to login again.

shutdown.exe -s -t 1
Shutsdown your computer in one second. the -t 1 tells it how long to wait. (one second in this case) You can put -t 10 or even -t 1120.

shutdown.exe -s -t 15 -c "Goodbye you idiot"
This is my favorite code. It will shutdown in 15 seconds and have a message in the box saying "Goodbye you idiot"
The -c "bla bla bla" stands for a comment.

Notes:

* to stop the computer from shutting down type shutdown /a into the run box located in the start menu..
* -f will force everything to close immediately without asking to save anything.

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Hi Good day!!if you are using windows go to command prompt. press windows logo key + r to display run dialog. type cmd and click ok. in the command prompt type the following commands and press enter: shutdown.exe -s -f -t 0
-s = shutdown
-f = force shutdown closing all programs
-t = time in millisecond
0 = now you can change this no. to schedule your shutdown.

for ubuntu open terminal and type -sudo shutdown 0 you can change the 0 if you want.
Hope my solution help you!!

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Remove the GeForce card.
Enable the onboard video as "primary".
Start Windows.
Within Device Manager, remove the driver for the GeForce adapter.
Download the latest software software for the GeForce video-card,
and install it.
Shutdown.
Insert the GeForce card, and leave the onboard video as "Primary".
Start Windows.
It should treat the GeForce card as an "additional" video-adapter,
as if you had two monitors, side-by-side.
If it works in this configuration, shutdown.
Set the GeForce card to "primary" and restart.
If it works in this configuration, shutdown.
Set the onboard video to "disabled".
Restart.


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In vista the default action of the power button is configured to sleep mode..
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check on the link below on how to get them out so that you will be able to shut the machine down properly.

http://www.arsgeek.com/2007/05/18/how-to-make-your-vista-shutdown-button-actually-shut-down-your-computer/

if you have other questions please lemme know.

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Shut down icon


That is a strange problem.
I will help you to create a shortcut on your desktop for that icon, whenever you need to shutdown your computer, just click that shortcut on the icon.

Right click on the Desktop.
Left click on New > Shortcut.
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In the Type the location of the item: textbox enter
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s

The -s parameter is used to shut down the computer.

The following two parameters can be used with -s:
-f Forces running applications to close without warning.
-t xx Set timeout for shutdown to xx seconds.

The following command would shut down instantly.
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s -f -t 00

Click the Next > button.

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In the Type a name for this shortcut: textbox enter
Shutdown My Computer (or some other name of your choice)

Click the Finish button.

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Whenever you want to shutdown your computer, click the shortcut on your desktop that says ShutDown My Computer, and your comptuer will shut down the usual way, the way it used to shutdown.


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