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Windows 7: restart insted of a shutdown

29 Jun 2009   #11

Windows 7 RTM

ok i found some pages on internet releted to this problem in xp

Troubleshooting Windows Shutdown Problems

Windows XP Shutdown Troubleshooter

and i try all they say but nothing work ..still my computer restart insted of shutdown ...I guess it is some hardware compatibility problem that i dont know ...
Ill try unpluging some hardware to see what happend , that is last thing i will do...

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29 Jun 2009   #12

Win7 Ultimate, x64

I've seen this on a number of different XP boxes over the years. Clean installs, would work just fine for a random (and usually long) period of time and then, one day, it would behave in this same manner:
  • Click on Start button
  • Click on "Shut Down"
  • Computer goes through the entire shut down process with no errors posted either on screen or in the various event logs
  • System would appear to completely power down
  • System would then behave as if I had clicked on "Restart" rather than "Shut Down" and would power up and re-start XP
Never did fix it without doing another clean install - good thing I did this on a regular basis. The work-around would be to go through the shut down process and then turn off the power at the spike bar just as the MBO started the POST process.

Did the above do you any good? Probably not except to let you know that you are not alone
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29 Jun 2009   #13

Windows 7 RTM

Well didn't fix it... I remeber u had similar problem once on XP that i reinstall ... Probably clean install will fix it i guess, but not going to do that untill i get full version of Windows 7 in october... it is a very strange problem... no clear answer for now...
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29 Jun 2009   #14

Windows 7 Rc Build 7264 x86, Ubuntu

So, this Shut Down issue is only effecting Windows 7, correct? Xp is shuting down normaly?
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29 Jun 2009   #15

Windows 7 RTM

Yes on Xp shut down working fine, this happend only on Win 7...
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29 Jun 2009   #16

Windows 7 Rc Build 7264 x86, Ubuntu

And you tried my previous suggestion to turn off automaticly restart?
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29 Jun 2009   #17

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

Here's a suggestion: If you are unable to get the machine to shut down in 7 then use the sleep feature. This will do just about the same thing the only difference is the computer will come back up quicker than from shutdown. Or, if you are really serious about shutting it down then allow it to boot back to your boot screen then go into XP to do an actual shutdown. Hope this will help you a little bit.
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30 Jun 2009   #18

Windows 7 RTM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Webadict View Post
And you tried my previous suggestion to turn off automaticly restart?
yes i try that first and it didn't work.

Well that is what i do, I go to xp and shut down computer. But good idea with sleep mode i never use it but ill try it now. Thanks! the only thing is that i can't chose os when waking up the sistem from sleep mode, computer will wake up in windows 7... i still need to boot my xp sometimes ...
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12 Dec 2009   #19

windows 7

You almost have what I want
I'd love to have my computer RESTART when I push the Power button manually. I am looking for any one who knows how to make the hardwire change

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Danilo View Post
Ok i search for similar topic but i didnt find it here... Here is the problem:

When i press shut down the sistem restart... that is all ...shut down button restart my computer... I can not turn off my computer unless i mannualy press the button for shut down ... ? Any help here?
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