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Windows 7: reboot instead of shutdown


08 Jul 2009   #1

 
 
reboot instead of shutdown

Hi, i have problem, when i push shutdown computer it shut down and after 2 seconds it turn on. What can be the problem? Hardware or system problem?


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08 Jul 2009   #2
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This is usually due to a newer operating system being installed on an older BIOS.

Try updating your BIOS.
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08 Jul 2009   #3

 
 

i updated bios, my motherboard is asrock p43de.
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08 Jul 2009   #4
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Do you have any unknown devices listed in Device Manager?

Can you do the below


Right click Computer,
Properties,
Advanced tab,
Settings button (Starup and Recovery),
uncheck Automatically Restart.
Now when you shutdown see if it gives you an error message.
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08 Jul 2009   #5

 
 

i tried also under windows xp and the same, my computer is shutting down and after 2-3 seconds its turning on..
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08 Jul 2009   #6

 

I know it sounds stupid, but...

In BIOS, disable Legacy USB Support.

If no joy, re-enable and disable AHCI.

If no joy, re-enable AHCI and ignore this post.
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08 Jul 2009   #7
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rynio View Post
i tried also under windows xp and the same, my computer is shutting down and after 2-3 seconds its turning on..

Did you try disabling the auto restart under advanced settings? If there is a problem with AHCI or other low level drivers then your system may error, appear to be shutdown and restart.
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09 Jul 2009   #8

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
I know it sounds stupid, but...

If no joy, re-enable and disable AHCI.

If no joy, re-enable AHCI and ignore this post.
what exactly option do you mean?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikinho View Post
Did you try disabling the auto restart under advanced settings? If there is a problem with AHCI or other low level drivers then your system may error, appear to be shutdown and restart.
where exactly?
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09 Jul 2009   #9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rynio View Post
where exactly?
This done in BIOS (system setup). Check your motherboard manual for detailed instructions.
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09 Jul 2009   #10
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rynio View Post

Quote:
Did you try disabling the auto restart under advanced settings? If there is a problem with AHCI or other low level drivers then your system may error, appear to be shutdown and restart.
where exactly?
Right click Computer, Properties, Advanced tab, Settings button under Starup and Recovery, uncheck Automatically Restart.

Now when you shutdown see if it gives you an error message.
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