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XP switch off problem


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I have just recently reinstalled XP Professional + SP2. All is well until I try to 'turn off'. I now get a message saying it is now safe to switch off. Never seen this before! How can I get the system to shutdown and switch off automatically just as it always used to do? :tazz:
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Perhaps I should add that I have checked all the items in Device Manager and all (that give the option) are enabled. :tazz:
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If the PC is set to shut down when the power button is pressed, does it go off if you press and hold the power button
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Yes. The BIOS is set for SOFT OFF (4 secs) and this functions OK when pressed -e.g. when Windows has a problem (perhaps frozen) or to turn off the machine when I get the 'It is now safe...' message.
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