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fmlaur

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Here's what happens: after I click Start, then Turn off computer the screen where you can select stand by, turn off and restart doesn't appear! Instead it simply refreshes. So I have to turn off the computer using Task Manager. I also want to ask if closing the computer using task manager could harm the system or is it the same thing like closing it normally.
I just scanned the computer and I don't have any viruses.
Any help appreciated and thanks in advance.
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Can't find any reference to your particular problem so far on google.
Shutting down from task manager will not harm your PC -- it's simply a different way of doing the same thing. It still shuts down properly.
What you could try is System Restore to a date before the problem was first noticed by you.
Another thing you could do is put a 'Shutdown' shortcut on the Desktop to save you the hassle of using Task Manager every time.
You don't need to install anything. The instructions are here: http://www.tacktech....ay.cfm?ttid=316

I know that's only a workaround rather than a proper fix, but I'm sure you'll find it more convenient until a fix is found.
You'll still need to use the Task Manager for a 'Restart' though.

Edited by pip22, 05 November 2007 - 11:43 AM.

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This condition "might" be a result of a group-policy setting.
Have a look here to investigate.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555449

Best Regards
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This condition "might" be a result of a group-policy setting.
Have a look here to investigate.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555449

Best Regards

Unfortunately it's not that. I don't even have gpedit.msc in the system32 folder.
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Try to use this link to Kelly's Korner, click on 267. Restore "Turn Off and Log Off" - Start Menu. Install the patch.
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StyleXP seems to be the problem. After I uninstalled it I didn't have any more problems.
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