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Computer won't shut down

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by earbro, Nov 17, 2001.

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  1. earbro

    earbro Thread Starter

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    Windows 98. Computer was shutting down OK until I had Comcast hi-speed internet installed. Now when I go through the shut down procedure, it shuts down & re-starts just like I had put it through the re-start procedure.

    Unplugging the internet cable modem doesn't change anything.

    Otherwise, everything is working fine. I can turn it off by pressing the on/off button on the consul for a few seconds but then the computer detects an incorrect shut down.

    Any suggestions?

    Earl
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Welcome to the board earbro.

    If you are using Win98 SE there is a shutdown supplement which should be installed.

    Otherwise the only possible "quick fix" might be to disable fast shutdown in msconfig>advanced.

    See this page for those and many other detailed troubleshooting steps:

    http://www.aumha.org/a/shutdown.htm
     
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