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On the on/off switch you must always hold it down a couple of seconds to turn computer off

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    Dave117 May 11, 2010

    Don't really understand.. All PC's have to have the Off button held down for a few seconds to turn them off.. If you still have the operating systems running.. If you are running Windows, shut it down correctly via the start button first.. That is left mouse click the start button, then select turn off computer. That way the o/s (operating system) will shut the pc down. There maybe an option in the pc's bios or o/s config. to have the computer go all the way down. Anyway, most pc's behave that way, it's not abnormal.

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There is an option at the BIOS setings of your pc that would allow you to turn off the computer at once or after holding the power button for about 4 seconds. Although this is only effective if you havent loaded any OS like winXP in your computer

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