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How do I do when my XP does not want to be shut off ?

by barukh77 / October 13, 2010 1:44 PM PDT

Please help, how do I do when my XP does not shut off , otherwise it keeps rebooting?

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the button
by warrencharlot / October 13, 2010 2:33 PM PDT

You can long press the Power button of your CPU until the computer turns off.

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Until you figure it out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2010 2:37 PM PDT

Change the setting about rebooting on crash from reboot to halt. Here's how.

Use the method you like best. Now that it BSOD's instead of reboots you can read the screen for clues as well as continue to power off with the power button.

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