auto shut down on xp

  WILJO 21:29 16 Nov 2005

How can I activate auto shutdown on xp?

  VoG II 21:34 16 Nov 2005

Could you explain exactly what you mean please?

  WILJO 21:50 16 Nov 2005

When I click shut down the pc stops at the screen "it is now safe to switch off your computer" and I have to switch off manually

  VoG II 22:03 16 Nov 2005

click here and scroll down to Powerdown Issues.

  woodchip 22:12 16 Nov 2005

Is this a Old computer

  wobblymike 23:02 16 Nov 2005

Just in case you have not checked this:
It may well be that you need to enable auto shut down Go into control panel - Admin tools - computer management and click device manager - select view and then select view hidden devices lokk for APM power open it up and then double click the apm device revealed - enable it for use and your problem may be cured.

  woodchip 23:09 16 Nov 2005

If it's a Old computer, it may not shut down with windows. Meaning it could be a AT system. Now that's going back a bit. But they are still around

  Stuartli 23:11 16 Nov 2005

Or right click My Computer>Properties>Hardware>Device Manager.

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