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Safe to turn off your computer

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I am sure this has been asked before, but I can't find where.

When turning off my xp, I get the little window saying that it is now safe to turn off my computer, rather than automatically shutting off like it did before when I had 98 on the same computer. Short of changing my BIOS and reinstalling XP, is there a quick fix? Thanks!
Mike in St. Louis
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

Well, you will have to boot into BIOS to make sure ACPI is enabled..

Then, go to Control Panel>Power Management.. Click on the APM tab and make sure "Advanced Power Management" is enabled.. Apply and okay out..

Should fix you right up..

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