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"It is now safe to turn off your computer"


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Ishkabibble

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I just wiped the hard drive of my wifes computer and upgraded from Win ME to Win 2000 (didn't have XP to go all the way). Before I did this, the PC was shutting down automatically just fine. Now it won't shut down. It goes to the screen that says "It is now safe to turn off your computer." and stays there. I have to hit the power button for 9 seconds to actually get it to power off. What did I miss? I'm sure it's simple, but so am I, so there it is.

BTW, I did try to search for an existing topic, but was denied since most of the words are less than four characters. Thanks all!
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Hi. This is one of many I found at M$. Take a look and see if it helps.
http://support.micro...kb;en-us;810903
If this isn't the one, go to M$ and do a search for "windows 2000 will not shut down" and you get many hits. Your answer is probably there.
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