Power Down

  GBL 12:35 24 Dec 2003
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I have just installed a new motherboard, Matsonic MS8147C series, great bit of kit. I am using XP Pro and have found that I cannot shut down, as it immediately reboots.
The board has the following information on the power switch;-The switch should maintain contact for at least 50ms to signal the power suopply to switch on or off. The time is due to internal debounce circuitry. After rerceiving a power on/off signal, at least two seconds elapses before the power supply recognises another on/off singal.

There is no other information that I can find on how to switch off.

Help.

  Jester2K 12:37 24 Dec 2003

Try this. Control Panel, Power Options, APM, Enable Advanced Power Management.

Else VoG has a nice list of things to try...

  GBL 12:43 24 Dec 2003

Where is that, I can't see it in my Power options.

  VoG II 12:46 24 Dec 2003

Try click here - Reboot instead of Shutdown.

  GBL 12:55 24 Dec 2003

There is alot to read there so will have to go through it, but I can't find any reference to APM anywhere on my puter.

  VoG II 13:04 24 Dec 2003

As Jester2K II says look in Control Panel, Power Options. There should be an APM tab.

  GBL 13:16 24 Dec 2003

Nope only got the following,
Power Schemes, Advanced,Hibernate and UPS.
Definately no APM to be found.

  Jester2K 13:41 24 Dec 2003

Then ignore what i said. It depends on your mobo if the tab is there or not.

  GBL 16:19 24 Dec 2003

Sorry but it ain't there. So can only deduce that I haven't got it.

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