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[Solved] Windows XP machine - power down?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Gram123, Jan 17, 2002.

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  1. Gram123

    Gram123 Thread Starter

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    Hi.
    Previously, I had Win98 on my PC. When I went to Shut Down, the power turned off automatically.
    I have recently installed WinXP HE and now when I shut down, Windows exits and I get the message "It is now safe to turn off your computer".
    I then have to either switch the machine off at the back, or hold in the reset button until it powers down.

    Why does this happen with XP?
    How can I revert to the proper power down?

    Thanks
    Gram
     
  2. Dan O

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  3. AJ72

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    Go into the System Device Manager - Select "View" and select "Show hidden Devices". Under NT APM/Legacy Support, you have to enable the Legacy Interface Mode. To enable it, right click on it and click Options.
     
  4. Gram123

    Gram123 Thread Starter

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    Problem solved.

    Thanks guys.
    Gram
     
  5. Dan O

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    Great news, I will mark the thread solved.
     
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