Auto Shut Off Not Working

  M7MAK 09:36 07 Aug 2003

hi my computor shuts down and gets to the point where it is safe to turn off but i have to hold in the switch for a few seconds, it used to turn off automaticly any ideas???

  Ben Avery 10:03 07 Aug 2003

Have you done a windows update to see if there is a patch for this? I know that this used to be very commen with Windows 98 and there was a patch created to help eliminate the problem from the windows update site click here


  xania 13:45 07 Aug 2003

There are many and various reasons why shut-down might fail to work, and as many sites and advice on how to track down as resolve the problem i.e.
click here
click here (Windows 95 only) click here (Windows 98SE)
click here
click here
click here
or just type 'Windows Shut Down Problems' into your favourite search engine.

  M7MAK 14:34 07 Aug 2003

the computor program windows 2000 pro shuts down to the screen saying its now safe to turn off your computor but to power down i have to hold the power switch in for 7 seconds its the power down bit that needs sorting

  Jester2K II 14:37 07 Aug 2003

Control Panel, Power options, APM.

Enable Adavnced Power Management

  Jester2K II 14:59 07 Aug 2003

thanks sorted

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