start up

  phildux 19:11 28 Mar 2005
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i have done a full re install of XP and all my other software as it was bogged down with crap. everything works ok but when i shut the system down it closes but then re starts it will not turn off

  VoG II 19:16 28 Mar 2005

click here and scroll down to "Reboot instead of shutdown".

  SANTOS7 19:20 28 Mar 2005

start>control panel>system>Under advanced tab>startup and recovery>settings>disable automatically restart.

  polish 19:31 28 Mar 2005

it might also be wurth checking to make sure no bios power managment settings havent changed

  phildux 19:38 28 Mar 2005

How do i check and alter the bios power managment settings. what should the settings be

  polish 19:49 28 Mar 2005

on start up press del to enter bios bios settings are different depending on make ect check your mobo book or check maufacture site for settings

  phildux 19:59 28 Mar 2005

done what SANTOS7 Suggested. but now on shut down it goes to a blue screen giving all sorts of instructions have to turn off using the button

  VoG II 20:10 28 Mar 2005

What does it say on the blue screen? The exact error codes and messages please.

  phildux 20:33 28 Mar 2005

it says
a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Technical Information
***STOP. 0X0000000 (0X000002DC 0X000000FF, 0X00000000, 0X804E3B58)

  VoG II 21:13 28 Mar 2005

click here

Try updating device drivers. You should be able to get them from the Windows Update site.

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