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Old 3rd December 2004   #1
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it now safe to switch off pc GONE!

hi all just formated a pc and fresh install of win xp Pro with SP2 when i come to close the pc down i used to get the "it now safe to switch off pc" but now tthe pc just switches off but not fully. it stays i with a grey screen till you press the power button then it switches off.

is there a way to get it to close down totaly from the windows "switch off pc tab" ?

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Newt's link should explain it:
Reformatted..Computer now says "It is now safe to shut off your computer" instead of.
Looks like your PC is non-ACPI compliant, so you want to disable the APM feature (Edit: note Step 5, if it is applicable, you should get shutdown without seeing the "safe to turn off your computer" screen).


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