Schungel 21:38 23 Nov 05

Windows 98 shuts down ok but the computer will not switch itself off-please help.
Also DVD rom drive shows up in My Computer and Device Manager but it will not read any disks.

  VoG II 21:42 23 Nov 05
  woodchip 21:50 23 Nov 05

AS it ever switched of? If it's a AT system it will not switch of with the Operating System. It should say, You Can Now Turn off Your Computer

  wobblymike 21:56 23 Nov 05

Just in case you have not checked this:
It may well be that you need to enable auto shut down Go into control panel - Admin tools - computer management and click device manager - select view and then select view hidden devices lokk for APM power open it up and then double click the apm device revealed - enable it for use and your problem may be cured.

  woodchip 21:59 23 Nov 05

No Admin Tools in Win98

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