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Windows 7: Windows 7 Home keeps rebooting automatically

02 Jun 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home/Professional 64-Bit
Windows 7 Home keeps rebooting automatically

I've got an Intel nuc, running Windows 7 Home, 64Bit edition. It's been running fine for over a year, but in the last several months it's developed an interesting problem. When shutdown, the computer will automatically reboot. I've tried everything from adjusting Windows power settings, and tweaking the Windows registry based on my research findings to no avail. At this time, the only thing that works, is pressing and holding the power button, and that seems to do it, and while that works, that's not how its supposed to work.

I've read the the how to recover from an infinite loop on this forum, but something is telling me that is not the issue. My gut (and have I big gut) tells me that it has something to with a peripheral, but I have nothing to back that up.

Any ideas, or thoughts are welcome.

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02 Jun 2017   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Xeno,
i think your assumption is correct, peripheral WAKE.
Have a look at your powers settings - USB devices - dissable them see what happens
Do you back-up to anywhere on shutdown ie a 3rd party back-up or cloud using your AV extras??

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02 Jun 2017   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

You should schedule a disk check. Turning the computer off by the power button can corrupt the file system.
Have a look at Power Settings at BIOS.
Could be power up on mouse, keyboard, LAN...
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02 Jun 2017   #4

Win7 pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Xenomorph View Post
My gut (and have I big gut) tells me that it has something to with a peripheral
have you tried shutting down with only the minimum of peripherals connected?

also need your detailed specs
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