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L4UR4 T33 19

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Hi, i'm just wondering if you could help me with my situation. when i turn my plugs on where my computer is plugged into the computer automatically switches on insted of me having to push the power button on the tower ( E-Systems). i'm just wondering if you know how i could stop this starting up automatically.
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In the bios there is an option to that tells the computer to do when it loses power, stay off or automatically power up.

To get into your bios it should tell you on the screen during powerup. For me I have to hit Del to get into it.
You should see an option called power, hit your right arrow key until you get to it. Once there you should see some options.
One should be something like Restore on ac power loss, next to it are some options, hit enter and then use the arrow keys to select the one you want, which is probably for it to say off, select that and hit enter.

Next exit and save the settings. It should now stay powered off.


Hopefully that was a little helpful.. I'm sure someone else could have explained it better >_<

Edited by ADNoland, 04 July 2007 - 10:09 AM.

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i looked under my options the closest one i could find to what u had told me was power on after power fail and that was under the intergrated perpiherals menu... on my computer i also have to push delete at the start if that helps you in any way to help me ?
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Thats where you need to be. Uncheck/ no to that option.
You do not want it to power on after a power failure. Some people do though.
To reiterate. You shut power off to your outlets (ie: power failure). You turned your outlets on (power restore), you want your comp to stay off.

You want to option to be off. Make the change and save the settings. Its usually F10.
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i tried goin to power on after power fail then saved it to the answer no

and it still started up when i put ito n at the plugs .. i'm not to sure where the options are that u described to me are if i read it properly.
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What is the make/ model of the computer?
I will see if I can find a manual and look at the bios settings.
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EI-SYSTEMS
intel®
Pentium® 4 CPU


sorry i'm not sure if thats right i'm not to good at this kind of stuff
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EIsystems is manufacturer. I need model (like compaq presario or Dell latitude). A number, anything you can find, and I might be able to find something.
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where can i find this out about?
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Go to

Start >>> My Computer >>> View system information [left hand side at the top]

Above is for Windows XP users

Also if you need advanced system info, please check my signature for the everest link :-)

Hope i helped just a little

Edited by Adrenalin, 04 July 2007 - 12:13 PM.

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Look through your BIOS for something called

Wake on LAN (WOL)
or Wake on X (insert activity here)

and disable it/them.
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Its not a wake on lan issue.
The comp restarts after a power failure and this person doesn't want that.
Its a setting in bios, OR, a very remote problem with a stuck on/off switch, or board.

Run the Everest program (I forgot about that) Thanks Adenalin.
Then in the left column, expand the motherboard, and give us the motherboard name.
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Its not a wake on lan issue.
The comp restarts after a power failure and this person doesn't want that.
Its a setting in bios, OR, a very remote problem with a stuck on/off switch, or board.

Run the Everest program (I forgot about that) Thanks Adenalin.
Then in the left column, expand the motherboard, and give us the motherboard name.


I mentioned WOL because it still *could* be that, however unlikely. A motherboard manual will definitely help here though.
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I have looked at the manual and there are numerous possibilities.
One question comes to mind. Does the power switch work? Can you shut the computer off using the switch?

Your manual can be found HERE
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