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munleyj

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When I shutdown my computer it starts backup again. What could be wrong. I am using Windows7 32-bit. Would appreciate the help.
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Could be a setting in the BIOS Setup which is "waking" it up (Wake on LAN, Wake on Mouse, etc), but if the PC used to shutdown okay and no settings have been altered in the BIOS, that's unlikely.

That leaves either the computer's Power Button at the front being faulty, or more likely the PSU (Power Supply Unit) is faulty inside the PC case.

Just check the "Wake On ---" settings in the BIOS first to make sure they are all disabled. If they are, then it's probably one of the two components I mentioned above.

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 18 January 2011 - 09:05 AM.

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JnMrule Ent.

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Has this always happened since you installed Windows 7 ?
If so, I advise you to make sure that you have the latest and greatest FIRMWARE version of your BIOS.
Just be careful when updating that part of your system as you may render your system useless if this is performed incorrectly. So...that said a technicians should actually be the only people to do this. The upside is that this usually does fix issues like what you are experiencing. I've been a computer technician for over 15 years and this has proven to be very effective in my resolutions to stop this from occuring in all of the computers experiencing an issue of this type.
Make sure that you get these update STRAIGHT FROM MANUFACTURER as they are the only trustworthy updates to implement when dealing with such critical areas of your system. :D
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