shutdown windows 98se

  sweet4chocs 22:23 27 Mar 2003

since making fresh fromat/instal of windows98se, have not been able to shutdown windows as before.

When closing down via start menu button, instead shutting down by itself am now getting black screen with blinking cursor, then have to use the off button on base unit to complete close down.
what's happened?

  VoG™ 22:26 27 Mar 2003

click here for some bedtime reading.

  sweet4chocs 22:28 29 Mar 2003

Thanks for that it will take a couple of bedtimes to read through it all.

  PA28 22:37 29 Mar 2003

VoG's right in directing you here; there are so many possible answers to this one. However, try disabling power management in your BIOS first as this might be a short cut to the answer you want in these circumstances. If it doesn't work, reset it back and start reading!

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