shutdown problem

  gengus 07:22 19 Apr 2003
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i recently installed a firewire adapter card to my system and since then ,when i attempt to shut
down, the system restarts. i don't now if the card
is the prob. but i have disabled it and still have the same problem .any help will be gratfully
appreciated

  Mr-C 08:54 19 Apr 2003

If you are using Win xp it happens because if windows detects a serious error it will auto restart, so as you are shutting down it must be detecting something then. You can switch this off by right clicking on My Computer, properties, advanced ,start up and recovery then uncheck the automatically restart.
You may need to do this to help diagnose the error.

  gengus 09:15 19 Apr 2003

i've already tried that mate
but i acessed the start up and recovery by another
route thanx anyway
by the way, were you in The Shamen?

  VoG™ 09:28 19 Apr 2003

Various ideas click here

  gengus 09:58 19 Apr 2003

take a while to get thru all that,
will give it a try

  gengus 09:11 20 Apr 2003

took the card out ,all back to normal
think i'll try usb2 instead

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