Computer won't shut down

  alicechung 13:11 05 May 2003
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'computer shutting down' screne remains, have to switch off from mains. This problem started after I installed a firewire adapter card. Windows XP still refuse to shut down even after removal of the card. Please help....

  nelliehob 13:13 05 May 2003

Have you tried system restore?

  alicechung 13:26 05 May 2003

Yeah, system restore didn't solve the problem. I looked up the error log, in service control manager, it reported :'application management service terminated with the following error: the specified module could not be found Event ID 7000'

  hugh-265156 13:31 05 May 2003

have a look in controlpanel/administrativetools/eventviewer for some clues maybe look for errors

  Peverelli 20:42 05 May 2003

click here (with thanks to VOG)

About two thirds of the way down the page you'll come to "PowerDown issues". The suggestions here solved the problem on my PC.

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