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no shutdown

by izote / November 19, 2005 9:49 AM PST

iam using windows xp my computer wont shutdown i have umplug it. whats the problem? please help.

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RE: no shutdown
by caktus / November 19, 2005 12:55 PM PST
In reply to: no shutdown

Are you clicking "Turn off" or "Restart" from the start menu?

Or are you attempting to turn off the computer by pressing the power button on the computer? If so, you may need to hold down the power button for a few seconds or so while the OS shuts down.

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New shortcut
by bkl65 / November 19, 2005 4:40 PM PST
In reply to: RE: no shutdown

Do the following: Right click a bare spot on desktop go to new shortcut type in the following exactly:
SHUTDOWN -s -t 05 Notice the spaces. Also notice the Capitol letters. After you have this shortcut on your desktop just left click the icon and your computer will shutdown
The following shortcut will restart your computer:
SHUTDOWN -r -t 05 It will show as shortcut 2 on your desktop

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