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Windows xp Doesnt want to Shut down

by genuchelu / February 5, 2006 1:45 PM PST

ok I just installed a fresh copy of window xp pro, and When I go to start->Shutdown, and click any of those buttons, nothing happends. That box just closes, and programs close "somwhat", but windows never closes.

Restart doesnt work
Shutdown doesnt work
Logoff doesnt work

how can I fix?

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1. Could be proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 1:54 PM PST

XP from Microsoft doesn't install your motherboard drivers. I don't see you finished the OS install.

Also, you neglected to tell much about the hardware so I can't confirm this is the issue.

2. Read this link.


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up to date
by genuchelu / February 5, 2006 9:20 PM PST
In reply to: 1. Could be proper.

Motherboard:A8N32-SLI Deluxe
Processor:AMD Athlon X2 4400+
Video Card:PCI Radeon 7200 64mb
Hard Drive # 1:Maxtor 80GB
Hard Drive # 2:Western Digital 120 GB

I got the drivers for everything, and windows is up to date..

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Tell more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 9:27 PM PST
In reply to: up to date

Some used Windows "Update Driver" button and it will anounce the drivers are up to date but they are not.

I see no indication you installed the latest drivers.

There is also a possibility that this new board/cpu does have a shutdown issue. I know my first Athlon 64s did not shutdown proper until a BIOS update.

Did you call the maker of this machine? It's a warranty issue unless the drivers/bios are out of date.


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