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Nukem1007

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i have win xp pro w/sp2 when i shut down my computer it stays on the screen where it says (it is now safe to turn off your computer) and the computer stays on
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

Couple things to check..

First, go into Control Panel>Power Options.. Click on the APM tab at the top and make sure APM is enabled..

Also, boot into BIOS and make sure ACPI is enabled if there!!

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thanx i feel so stupid cuz it was so simple thanx again
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Not a problem !! :tazz:

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