Start with http://aumha.org/win4/a/shutdown.htm
Applies to Windows ME too.
I have noticed the past few weeks, if i go and install or delete a program or even after windows updates.
I get the message to restart my computer to finish process. But when it shuts down i doesn't re-boot instead i geta blank screen with a white blinking cursor. I have to manually shut down machine in order to get it to re-boot.
I have spybot and also have run housecall no problems found. Anyone else had a problem like this?