SHUT DOWN PROBLEM

  POLECAT2 20:34 02 Mar 2004
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When I close down my PC it often refuses to turn itself off. I then have to use the off switch on the back of the case. Works OK when I reboot. Just a minor annoyance I know but any ideas why?

  VoG II 20:46 02 Mar 2004

Troubleshooter click here

  keith-236785 20:53 02 Mar 2004

Could be your anti-virus prog stopping your system from shutting down, Norton is one such program that i have had problems with.

check the settings in "control panel/ power options/advanced" and set the options to shutdown for when i press the power button, and standby for when i press the sleep button.

  POLECAT2 15:28 05 Mar 2004

Thanks folks problem solved. Good link VoG.

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